madman

[ mad-man, -muh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF madman
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Then indeed I had some hopes of him; for a madman can be managed, a fool cannot.

Yes, it must be a dream, since certainly it was to no madman that I was wed last night.

He could have raged and railed against his fate like any madman.

He's a madman certainly; but there are so many excuses to be urged for him.

Everything succeeds with them since that madman, Salvat, had his head cut off.

They will never let a man alone,--they, the herd, who cry "Madman!"

I looked him in the eyes without moving, as if he had been a madman.

I wonder whether there's any madman alive, who would marry Miggs!'

Next moment he was back in the stable, dealing blows about him like a madman.

Those eyes were the shiny, vacuous, soulless eyes of a madman!

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., mad man, from mad (adj.) + man (n.). One-word form attested from c.1400, prevalent from 16c.

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