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See definition of mad on Dictionary.com
  • adj.crazy, insane
  • adj.angry
  • adj.enthusiastic; in love

synonyms for mad

  • absurd
  • delirious
  • demented
  • fantastic
  • foolish
  • frantic
  • frenzied
  • kooky
  • nutty
  • psychotic
  • aberrant
  • bananas
  • batty
  • crazed
  • cuckoo
  • daft
  • deranged
  • distracted
  • foolhardy
  • frenetic
  • illogical
  • imprudent
  • invalid
  • irrational
  • loony
  • ludicrous
  • lunatic
  • mental
  • non compos mentis
  • nonsensical
  • of unsound mind
  • off one's rocker
  • out of one's mind
  • preposterous
  • rabid
  • raving
  • senseless
  • unbalanced
  • unhinged
  • unreasonable
  • unsafe
  • unsound
  • unstable
  • wacky
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antonyms for mad

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  • balanced
  • calm
  • collected
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • sane
  • sensible
  • wise
  • OK
  • sound
  • unenthusiastic
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How to use mad in a sentence

Then she won, and went half mad with the joy and excitement, but the joy didn't last long.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Mankind, mad with the energy of activity, would be seen to pursue the fleeing phantom of insatiable desire.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Irene's been down to the train to meet you three times and she's sure fighting mad by this time.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Your mad career generally ended in a crowd and a free fight of confetti.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
So Planner spake, scarcely crediting his good fortune, and almost mad with joy at his deliverance.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
You must pull yourself together or you'll go stark mad, and then you'll probably go and throw yourself over the Embankment.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
It isnt due yet, Mr. Chumley, Jess said, undecided whether to get mad or to cry!
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
We do not blame the maniac who burns a house down and brains a policeman, nor the mad dog who bites a minor poet.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The man was raving mad, and the captain was obliged to have him bound hand and foot, and chained to the mast.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO MAD

  • acerbic
  • acid
  • angry
  • astringent
  • belligerent
  • biting
  • bitter
  • caustic
  • censorious
  • churlish
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • cross
  • cutting
  • indignant
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • mad
  • mordant
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • rancorous
  • sarcastic
  • sharp
  • spiteful
  • splenetic
  • tart
  • testy
  • trenchant
  • wrathful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.