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noun as in madman

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In everyday life, the saner party has an incentive to bail out of a relationship with a madman or madwoman and deal with someone more reasonable.

Remember when “the madwoman in the attic” was more than just a metaphor for the female imagination?

Remember when it signified an actual ... “madwoman”, in an actual ... “attic”?

But why do voters in the sixth district of Minnesota want to be represented by a madwoman?

I heard you calling for Lora before I met you—speak, tell me if she also is wandering out here like a madwoman, and why?

Then, with her hair streaming down her back, she ran about wailing like a madwoman in front of all the portraits of the General.

He rose too and leaned against the trunk of a tree, while she stormed and raved like a madwoman for some minutes in front of him.

Inside, there was an expanse of yellow pebbles, sulphur-coloured, like those which the madwoman had carried in her bag.

Would she come right, kiss, and make friends, and call herself a madwoman—a reckless fool—as she'd often done before?


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to madwoman, such as: lunatic, maniac, psychopath, bedlamite, cuckoo, and looney.

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