Definition for mad

adjective as in extremely irrational or agitated

adjective as in extremely foolish or risky

adjective as in angry

adjective as in enthusiastic; in love

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Example Sentences

When he has called the police in the past, they have not responded, or responded “mad late.”

From righteous fury to faux indignation, everything we got mad about in 2014—and how outrage has taken over our lives.

The house decays around Amelia and Samuel, their world narrows and becomes mad, undealable with.

We fight over their ownership and control, as if reality were a resource as scarce as the water and oil in Mad Max.

This year's shockers: no Amy Poehler, nothing for 'Mad Men,' and a whole lot of love for virgins and transgenders.

Then she won, and went half mad with the joy and excitement, but the joy didn't last long.

Mankind, mad with the energy of activity, would be seen to pursue the fleeing phantom of insatiable desire.

Irene's been down to the train to meet you three times and she's sure fighting mad by this time.

Your mad career generally ended in a crowd and a free fight of confetti.

Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.


On this page you'll find 206 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mad, such as: delirious, crazy, demented, deranged, frantic, and frenzied.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.