Definition of madness


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • madness is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • madness is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of madness

  • an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. hydrophobia
    2. lyssa
    3. rabies

  • unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm (noun)

    Examples

    1. poetry is a sort of divine madness

    Synonyms

    1. rabidity
    2. rabidness

  • obsolete terms for legal insanity (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. insaneness
    2. lunacy

  • a feeling of intense anger (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fury
    2. rage

  • the quality of being rash and foolish (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. craziness
    2. folly
    3. foolishness

See definition of madness in Merriam Webster