Thesaurus / lunacy

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My mother's lunacy, subsequent disease, and death, had imposed upon me obligations and cares little suitable to my sex and age.

Ormond, Volume III (of 3)Charles Brockden Brown

We have now traced step by step the remarkable progress effected in the asylum care of our lunacy population.

Lunacy also was unknown among them, and such a thing as suicide no native can possibly grasp or understand.

These suggestions of the Committee have not yet borne fruit, but will, no doubt, be of service in future lunacy legislation.

A German revolution may destroy it; a small group of lunacy commissioners may fold it up and put it away.

What is Coming?H. G. Wells

In his later days, as a Commissioner in Lunacy, he had time to devote himself more closely to historical research.

The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

This distressing form of lunacy seemed also to account for the roving life led by Mrs. Saumarez.

The RevellersLouis Tracy

I suppose I am mad, for to believe myself perfectly sane in a greatly mad world is surely a subtle species of lunacy.

An Anarchist WomanHutchins Hapgood

In the derived sense, lunacy denotes what is insanely foolish, madness what is insanely desperate.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

He might be afraid of lunacy, but not of lieutenants, and his lips smiled sneeringly.

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