What is another word for dementedness?

Pronunciation: [dɪmˈɛntɪdnəs] (IPA)

Dementedness is a term used to describe a state of mind that is characterized by confusion, delusions, and disorientation. While the term is widely used, there are numerous synonyms that can be used to describe the same state of mind. One common synonym for dementedness is dementia, which refers to a progressive decline in cognitive function, usually associated with aging. Other synonyms include confusion, insanity, madness, psychosis, and mental disorder. These terms are used interchangeably and can describe a range of symptoms and conditions associated with mental deterioration. Whether you are a healthcare professional, caregiver, or concerned family member, understanding these synonyms can help you communicate the nature of the condition more effectively.

What are the hypernyms for Dementedness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Dementedness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for dementedness (as nouns)

Usage examples for Dementedness

It's a delusion amounting to dementedness to suppose, that with the people inside our defences, we can be taming them and tricking them.
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George Meredith
His infatuation, nevertheless, appeared to Rosamund utter dementedness, considering this woman's position, and Cecilia Halkett's beauty and wealth, and that the house was no longer at his disposal.
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George Meredith
Mallard had got the vertigo, he reported the gambler's launch on dementedness to the earl.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith

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