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deranged
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
mentally imbalanced — often temporarily due to anger
  • And this is what happened: every one was amazed and horrified, every one refused to believe it and thought that he was deranged, though all listened with intense curiosity.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (67% in)
  • And so, with a nervous and psychically deranged woman, a sort of convulsion of the whole organism always took place, and was bound to take place, at the moment of bowing down to the sacrament, aroused by the expectation of the miracle of healing and the implicit belief that it would come to pass; and it did come to pass, though only for a moment.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (23% in)
  • This polite behavior made an extremely favorable impression on the deranged lady.
    Book 10 — The Boys (57% in)
  • "He talks very coherently," thought Ivan, "though he does mumble; what's the derangement of his faculties that Herzenstube talked of?"
    Book 11 — Ivan (49% in)

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