crazy

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. insane (see insanity). Ant., sane.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. crazed, demented, mad; see absurd , insane 1 , stupid 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. mentally unstable insane, deranged, *off one's hinges, *one hinge short of a nuthouse door, demented, psychotic, *nuts, cracked, *out of one's mind, daft, *touched, *out to lunch, *moonstruck, maniacal, mad, *flipped out, flaky, wacky, loco, *potty, *psycho, *loony, buggy, *mad as a March hare, *off the wall, *mental, berserk, hysterical, *gone around the bend, *off one's trolley. see neurosis, neurotic, psychosis
2. not sensible impractical, *goofy, *out of one's gourd, unrealistic, ludicrous, *cockamamie, *harebrained, fantastical, absurd, ridiculous, foolish, silly, unsound, irrational.
3. ardent fond, mad, devoted, wild, zealous, enthusiastic, passionate.
ANT.: 1. sane, stable, levelheaded, lucid, rational. 2. sensible, realistic, practical. 3. cool, indifferent, apathetic
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness: brainsick, daft, demented, disordered, distraught, dotty, insane, lunatic, mad, maniac, maniacal, mentally ill, moonstruck, off, touched, unbalanced, unsound, wrong. Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony. Slang: bananas, batty, buggy, cuckoo, fruity, loco, nuts, nutty, screwy, wacky. Chiefly British: crackers. Law: non compos mentis. Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off (or out of) one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad. See SANE. 2. Informal. Showing or having enthusiasm: ardent, enthusiastic, fervent, keen1, mad, rabid, warm, zealous. Slang: gung ho, nuts. See CONCERN. 3. Informal. So senseless as to be laughable: absurd, foolish, harebrained, idiotic, imbecilic, insane, lunatic, mad, moronic, nonsensical, preposterous, silly, softheaded, tomfool, unearthly, zany. Informal: cockeyed, loony, loopy. Slang: balmy2, dippy, dopey, jerky, sappy, wacky. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE. II noun A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy: crackpot, eccentric, lunatic. Informal: crank, loon, loony. Slang: cuckoo, ding-a-ling, dingbat, kook, nut, screwball, weirdie, weirdo. See WISE.

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