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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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acting crazy


suffering from cognitive dementia (mental deterioration)
  • He has recently escaped from Dr Eustace's private asylum for demented gentlemen.
    Episode 15 — Circe (37% in)
  • Round the side of the Evening Telegraph he just caught a fleeting glimpse of her face round the side of the door with a kind of demented glassy grin showing that she was not exactly all there, viewing with evident amusement the group of gazers round skipper Murphy's nautical chest and then there was no more of her.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (37% in)

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