One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
become insane, lose one's reason, lose one's mind, take leave of one's senses, go off one's head, go crazyView synonyms
- ‘Tragically, his boat was later found adrift, no sign of him on board, and in a filthy cabin were the insane diary entries of one who had clearly lost his mind.’
- ‘I pretty much lost my mind between March and September.’
- ‘Yes, I've probably lost my mind, but if that's true, I don't really care.’
- ‘A long time ago he began to lose his mind and he started imagining things that are not real.’
- ‘So then I went to Nantucket and lost my mind for a minute.’
- ‘She laughed, her eyes weren't focused and she seemed to have lost her mind and gone insane.’
- ‘She looked at me as if I had lost my mind, then she looked out the window.’
- ‘Sometimes the cause is not very clear and we think that we have lost our mind, that we are crazy.’
- ‘But in his circles all neurological problems were known as having lost one's marbles.’
- ‘I lost my mind and I ran back home, trying to explain it to my mom.’
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