What is another word for amok?

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[ ɐmˈɒk], [ ɐmˈɒk], [ ɐ_m_ˈɒ_k]

Related words: amok syndrome, manic episode, amok attack, amok time

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    How to use "Amok" in context?

    Amok is a concept in Southeast Asia that refers to a sudden, uncontrolled act of violence. The word amok literally means 'empty' or 'crazy', and is used to describe a type of psychosis in which an individual becomes fixated on achieving personal annihilation or killing as a means of self-defence. Amok attacks are typically unplanned and involve a sharp increase in violence and bloodshed. They can be exceptionally deadly, as perpetrators often exhibit little regard for their own safety or those around them.

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