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deranged
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
mentally imbalanced — often temporarily due to anger
  • Wrench came, but did not apprehend anything serious, spoke of a "slight derangement," and did not speak of coming again on the morrow.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (34% in)
  • Poor Mrs. Cranch was bulky, and, breathing asthmatically, had the additional motive for making her remarks unexceptionable and giving them a general bearing, that even her whispers were loud and liable to sudden bursts like those of a deranged barrel-organ.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (10% in)

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