crazed


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craze

 (krāz)
v. crazed, craz·ing, craz·es
v.tr.
1. To cause to become mentally deranged or obsessed.
2. To produce a network of fine cracks in the surface or glaze of.
v.intr.
1. To become mentally deranged or obsessed.
2. To become covered with fine cracks.
n.
1. A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
2. A fine crack in a surface or glaze.

[Middle English crasen, to shatter, of Scandinavian origin.]

crazed

(kreɪzd)
adj
1. driven insane
2. (Ceramics) (of porcelain or pottery) having a fine network of cracks in the glaze
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crazed - driven insane
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

crazed

adjective mad, crazy, raving, insane, lunatic, demented, unbalanced, deranged, berserk, unhinged A crazed gunman slaughtered five people last night.
Translations

crazed

[kreɪzd] ADJ
1. [look, person] → loco, demente
2. [pottery, glaze] → agrietado, cuarteado

crazed

[ˈkreɪzd] adj
(= crazy) → fou(folle)
[pottery, glaze] → craquelé(e)

crazed

[kreɪzd] adj (look, person) → folle, pazzo/a; (pottery, glaze) → incrinato/a
References in classic literature ?
And so shouting, he pulled his hat from his head, and stamped up and down on it; then picking it up, flirted it far off upon the sea; and finally fell to rearing and plunging in the boat's stern like a crazed colt from the prairie.
As, blind and deaf, the whale plunged forward, as if by sheer power of speed to rid himself of the iron leech that had fastened to him; as we thus tore a white gash in the sea, on all sides menaced as we flew, by the crazed creatures to and fro rushing about us; our beset boat was like a ship mobbed by ice-isles in a tempest, and striving to steer through their complicated channels and straits, knowing not at what moment it may be locked in and crushed.
His coarse, strong nature craved, and could endure, a continual stimulation, that would have utterly wrecked and crazed a finer one.
For three days men crazed with fear have surged about this portal in vain attempts to solve its mystery.
Uneasy and almost crazed, she seized his hand and led him to her grandfather.
When the wine had got into his head, he went mad and did ill deeds about the house of Peirithous; this angered the heroes who were there assembled, so they rushed at him and cut off his ears and nostrils; then they dragged him through the doorway out of the house, so he went away crazed, and bore the burden of his crime, bereft of understanding.
Impelled by some new fantasy of his crazed intellect, he snatched the fatal mantle and rushed from the chamber and the house.
I believe the fellow himself was half crazed with funk.
All day long to the judgment-seat The crazed Provincials drew-- All day long at their ruler's feet Howled for the blood of the Jew.
Here would be a heaving mound, like a water-blister in a whirlpool, which would break like a water-blister, and throw up four or five mangled dogs, each striving to get back to the centre; here would be a single wolf borne down by two or three dholes, laboriously dragging them forward, and sinking the while; here a yearling cub would he held up by the pressure round him, though he had been killed early, while his mother, crazed with dumb rage, rolled over and over, snapping, and passing on; and in the middle of the thickest press, perhaps, one wolf and one dhole, forgetting everything else, would be manoeuvring for first hold till they were whirled away by a rush of furious fighters.
Still anxious to keep off the subject of affection, on which she believed him to have become crazed, she made another effort to keep his mind elsewhere.
the story goes, was so crazed with fear that he could