Definition of Maniacs

1. Noun. (plural of maniac) ¹



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Definition of Maniacs

1. maniac [n] - See also: maniac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maniacs

manhunters
manhunts
manhwa
manhwas
mani
mani-pedi
mani-pedis
mania
maniable
maniac
maniac(p)
maniacal
maniacality
maniacally
maniack
maniacs (current term)
maniaphobe
maniaphobes
maniaphobia
maniaphobic
manias
manic
manic-depression
manic-depressive
manic-depressive disease
manic-depressive disorder
manic-depressive illness
manic-depressive psychosis
manic depression
manic depressive

Literary usage of Maniacs

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1. Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to 1900 by George Smith, Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1897)
"... classification is founded upon what he called the ' Natural History of Insanity.' Instead of separating the insane into groups of maniacs, ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1830)
"Of 366 males, 40 per cent . were maniacs, 38 per cent. monomaniacs, and 22 demented ; while of 258 females, 31 per cent . were maniacs, ..."

3. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1875)
"The Sane Consciousness of maniacs.—It is a curious fact that maniacs, even in their most violent moments, seem to be somehow conscious of the strange ..."

4. The book of were-wolves: Being an Account of a Terrible Superstition by Sabine Baring-Gould (1865)
"... with which the Passion is developed—Cannibalism ; in pregnant Women; in maniacs—Hallucination; How Produced—Salves—The Story of Lucius—Self-deception. ..."

5. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Lunatics have their lucid intervals, and maniacs their intervals of repose. Derangement may sometí men be applied to the temporary confusion of a disturbed ..."

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