Definition of deranged in English:

deranged

adjective

  • Mad; insane.

    ‘a deranged gunman’
    • ‘This is to stick in your mouth to stop you from screaming like a deranged fan.’
    • ‘Her words, he said, were inaccurate, dishonest and verging on the deranged.’
    • ‘A deranged cat poisoner is suspected of spreading terror among pet lovers in Bridgwater, Somerset, in the west of England.’
    • ‘Police officials said that the youth appeared to be mentally deranged or spiritually overridden.’
    • ‘These are not the deranged ramblings of an alcoholic lolling at a bus-stop.’
    • ‘For some reason, that had me laughing in a deranged fashion for about ten minutes straight.’
    • ‘I keep trying to imagine how I'll bring it up to the doctor without a deranged look in my eye.’
    • ‘The actor playing the crazed counselor is so downright deranged in his performance you feel dirty watching him.’
    • ‘The Sunday Washington Post's Book World section carries an incredibly sane review of a hilariously deranged book on obesity.’
    • ‘Bad karma is stalking me like a deranged fan.’
    • ‘She was present when the deranged former boyfriend of one of her children attacked her family with two guns.’
    • ‘The death cult strikes again, unstoppable in its deranged religious mania.’
    • ‘Sometimes you encounter leftist paranoia so utterly deranged, so shamelessly depraved, you don't know wether to laugh or cry.’
    • ‘I probably looked like a deranged traveler obsessed with authority figures.’
    • ‘Of course we must protect our writers and cartoonists from deranged fundamentalists, but we are not faultless ourselves.’
    • ‘These are all written by the same potentially deranged person.’
    • ‘Imagine going home to your family and friends and being told you were deranged!’
    • ‘A deranged old lady with totally messed up hair walked around shouting at everybody else.’
    • ‘For, demented as he is, he is sublimely unaware that he is deranged.’
    • ‘On the one hand, she paints a convincing portrait of Gribble as a deeply disturbed and increasingly deranged individual.’

Pronunciation:

deranged

/dəˈrānjd//dēˈrānjd/