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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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Camra newsletter editor Jim Witt (above) casts an expert eye over the contents of a glass while (left) Camra secretary Louise Madder pulls a pint and (right) Mick Madder prepares to sample a Fantasy brew.
SELL-OUT PHENOMENON: Mick Madder is expecting a capacity crowd at this year's real ale festival
PINTS OF DISTINCTION: Festival organisers Louise and Mick Madder.
Organiser Michael Madder, of the Coventry and North Warwick-shire Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale, said: "We are expecting up to 1,000 people to visit over the two days, so we will be quite busy.
I have never been madder in my life," said Turner, who originally threatened to boycott the event due to the increased ticket prices due to Wood's appearance.
Many of the dyeing herbs are found in the Huntington's half-acre herb garden, including indigo (blue), mullein (yellow), madder (red), and woad (blue).
Mick Madder, spokes-man for Coventry and North Warwickshire Camra, said: "The move to Highfield Road last year was a wonderful success.
The more Johnson talked in the Forum catacombs, the madder he got.
Mick Madder, spokesman for the Coventry and North Warwickshire Campaign for Real Ale, said: "This is great news.
Climaxing the highly successful Song Writers Festival with another capacity crowd, US band Madder Rose were definitely the odd ones out.
Columnist Michael Dobbs of the London Daily Mail is madder than heck about the movie ``Titanic,'' ``the most expensive piece of inflammatory garbage ever served up.
Their urge to run back to England instead of facing the judicial music was madder still.