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mad

(Absurd), adjective absent-minded, anserine, apish, asinine, beguiled, bemused, besotted, brainless, buffoonish, careless, childish, clueless, confused, crackbrained, crazy, credulous, daft, dangerous, dazed, derisible, dizzy, doting, dull-witted, dumb, excessive, extravagant, fatuitous, fatuous, fond, fool, fool headed, foolish, for the birds, fuddled, futile, gaga, giddy, groundless, harebrained, harum-scarum, idiotic, ill-advised, ill-considered, illogical, imbecile, imbecilic, immature, impractical, improper, imprudent, inane, inappropriate, incoherent, incongruous, inconsistent, indiscreet, inept, infatuated, injudicious, insensate, irrational, irresponsible, laughable, light-minded, ludicrous, maudlin, moronic, muddled, nonsensical, perilous, pointless, preposterous, puerile, rambling, rash, reckless, ridiculous, risible, scatterbrained, senseless, sentimental, short-sighted, silly, simple-minded, spastic, stupid, thoughtless, unreasonable, unsafe, unsensible, unsound, unwise, wandering, wet, wild-eyed, witless

mad

(Insane), adjective bereft of reason, deluded, deprived of reason, deranged, idiosyncratic, irrational, lunatic, manic, mentally deficient, non commos mentos, not of a sound mind, reasonless, senseless, unbalanced, unsound

mad

(Irritated), adjective abandoned, amok, angry, annoyed, at the end of one's rope, bellowing, berserk, beeide oneself, blue in the face, carried away, chafed, demoniacal, demonic, displeased, distracted, drive one mad, ecstatic, enrage, enraged, enraptured, fed up, feral, ferocious, fierce, fiery, flaming, flared up, flaring, flushed with anger, frantic, frenzied, frenzy, frothing at the mouth, fulminating, fuming, furious, galled, haggard, howling, hysterical, in a huff, in a transport or ecstasy, in high dudgeon, in hysterics, incensed, indignant, inflamed, infuriate, infuriated, intoxicated, irate, ireful, lash into fury, madden, madding, make one's blood boil, maniac, nettled, orgasmic, orgiastic, out of one's wits, peeved, piqued, possessed, rabid, raging, ranting, raving, ravished, ready to burst, red-hot, riled, roaring, running mad, storming, transported, uncontrollable, up in arms, vexed, violent, white-hot, wild, wild-eyed, work up into a passion, wrathful, wroth
See also: deranged, lunatic, non compos mentis, outrageous, quixotic
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Children were treated to a tour around the museum by Mad Hatter David Silk before trying their hand at some Alice in Wonderland-themed games.
None of these features was taken into account when the MAD was drafted.
Mad Marx, to my surprise (and the utter amazement of local conservatives who thought him incorrigible), was impressed enough to cordially invite me to do a reprise of my TV appearance on his radio show as well.
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In the decade following the discovery of mad cow disease, several humans died after developing symptoms similar to those of cows with BSE.
All the while, they assured the american public that they had done what was necessary to ensure that Mad Cow would not become a health problem in the United States.
MGM also will be involved in driving extensions of the Mad Science brand through new licensing and merchandising opportunities.
Until May 20, North Americans hadn't reported any apparently homegrown case of mad cow disease.
Mad with an ideology that says this is a service to womankind.
QUESTION: Should vegetarians be concerned about mad cow disease?
And that raises an unsettling question: Even though no cases of mad cow disease or human vCJD have ever been discovered here, how susceptible is the beef-loving, barbecuing, meat-and-potatoes, McDonald's-on-every-corner United States?
The sheep, which had been imported from Europe, had symtoms similar to mad cow disease.