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demented
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
acting crazy

or:

suffering from cognitive dementia (mental deterioration)
  • Another pause, and he broke out again like one demented.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — How I Fell in with the Curate (69% in)
  • I drifted—a demented man.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — Wreckage (16% in)

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