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English Dictionary: deranged by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deranged
adj
  1. driven insane
    Synonym(s): crazed, deranged, half-crazed
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Deranged \De*ranged"\, a.
      Disordered; especially, disordered in mind; crazy; insane.
  
               The story of a poor deranged parish lad. --Lamb.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Derange \De*range"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deranged}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Deranging}.] [F. d[82]ranger; pref. d[82]- = d[82]s-
      (L. dis) + ranger to range. See {Range}, and cf.
      {Disarrange}, {Disrank}.]
      1. To put out of place, order, or rank; to disturb the proper
            arrangement or order of; to throw into disorder,
            confusion, or embarrassment; to disorder; to disarrange;
            as, to derange the plans of a commander, or the affairs of
            a nation.
  
      2. To disturb in action or function, as a part or organ, or
            the whole of a machine or organism.
  
                     A sudden fall deranges some of our internal parts.
                                                                              --Blair.
  
      3. To disturb in the orderly or normal action of the
            intellect; to render insane.
  
      Syn: To disorder; disarrange; displace; unsettle; disturb;
               confuse; discompose; ruffle; disconcert.
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