Definition of dementedly in US English:



  • See demented

    • ‘I started to laugh quietly, resentfully, dementedly.’
    • ‘I figured this was his dementedly cryptic way of letting me know he was there to settle my gambling debt.’
    • ‘His face was dementedly squeezed; sweat was running down while his eyebrows were those of a devil.’
    • ‘His mother and favourite sister had died of tuberculosis in 1868 and 1877 respectively, and his father - driven close to insanity with grief - became almost dementedly pious.’
    • ‘Some way into the forest Kira stopped abruptly, pressed her nose to the earth and began to dig dementedly.’