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moon·struck(mo͞on′strŭk′) also moon·strick·en (-strĭk′ən)
1. Dazed or distracted with romantic sentiment.
2. Mentally deranged; crazy.
[From the belief that the moon caused mental disorders.]
(Psychiatry) deranged or mad
also moon•strick•en(-ˌstrɪk ən)
1. mentally deranged, supposedly by the influence of the moon; crazed.
2. dreamily romantic or bemused.
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|Adj.||1.||moonstruck - insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
brainsick, crazy, daft, demented, disordered, distraught, dotty, insane, lunatic, mad, maniac, maniacal, mentally ill, off, touched, unbalanced, unsound, wrong.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Law: non compos mentis.