manic

(redirected from Manics)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms.

man·ic

 (măn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Full of or characterized by frenetic activity or wild excitement: a manic fiddler; the manic pace of modern life.
2. Psychiatry Relating to or affected by mania.

[Greek manikos, mad, from maniā, madness; see mania.]

manic

(ˈmænɪk)
adj
(Psychiatry) characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
n
(Psychiatry) a person afflicted with mania
[C19: from Greek, from mania]

man•ic

(ˈmæn ɪk)

adj.
pertaining to or affected by mania.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.manic - affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reasonmanic - affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason; "a frenzied attack"; "a frenzied mob"; "the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter; "outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity"
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties"

manic

adjective
1. frenzied, intense, hectic, hyper (informal), frenetic, feverish He was possessed by an almost manic energy.
2. mad, crazy (informal), insane, crazed, wild, lunatic, demented, deranged, demonic, maniacal His face was frozen in a manic smile.
Translations
يُعاني من خَلَل عَقْلي
maniakální
manisk
mániás
óîuryfirspenntur, ólmur, ofvirkur
maniakálny
aşırı hareketli/heyecanlıçılgındeli

manic

[ˈmænɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (= insane) [person, behaviour] → maníaco; [smile, laughter, stare] → de maníaco
2. (= frenetic) [activity, energy] → frenético
B. CPD manic depression Nmaniacodepresión f
she suffers from manic depressionsufre maniacodepresión, es maniacodepresiva
manic depressive Nmaniacodepresivo/a m/f

manic

[ˈmænɪk] adj
(= excitable) [person] → maniaque
[laughter, grin] → hystérique
[activity] → frénétique; [enthusiasm, energy] → débordant(e)manic depression npsychose f maniaco-dépressive, cyclothymie fmanic-depressive [ˌmænɪkdɪˈprɛsɪv]
adj [person] → maniaco-dépressif/ive, cyclothymique
nmaniaco-dépressif/ive m/f, cyclothymique mf
to be diagnosed as a manic depressive → être diagnostiqué(e) maniaco-dépressif/ive, être diagnostiqué(e) cyclothymique

manic

adj
(= frenzied) activity, excitementfieberhaft; energy, personrasend
(= insane) grin, laughter, sense of humourwahnsinnig, irre; jealousyrasend
(Psych) state, depressionmanisch

manic

[ˈmænɪk] adj (Psych) → maniaco/a, maniacale

mania

(ˈmeiniə) noun
1. a form of mental illness in which the sufferer is over-active, over-excited, and unreasonably happy.
2. an unreasonable enthusiasm for something. He has a mania for fast cars.
ˈmaniac (-ӕk) noun
an insane (and dangerous) person; a madman. He drives like a maniac.
manic (ˈmӕnik) adjective
1. of, or suffering from, mania. She's in a manic state.
2. extremely energetic, active and excited. The new manager is one of those manic people who can't rest even for a minute.

manic

adj maníaco or maniaco
References in periodicals archive ?
Currently on a sold-out tour of the UK celebrating the 20th anniversary of their fifth album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours, the Manics will play two gigs in Tokyo the same week as Wales meet Australia in the Rugby World Cup.
But while the Manics' latest triumphant comeback has looked effortless, the reality, the band admit, was very much the opposite.
I've been lucky enough to hear a preview of the album, and it's the Manics at their very best (as already-released singles International Blue, Distant Colours and Dylan and Caitlin surely testify).
And while many of the indie darlings of the mid-90s Britpop movement proved to be flashes in the pan, the Manics are still going strong to this day, which meant those present for their Live From Times Square appearance were witness to a slice of musical greatness.
The Manics, whose career has seen them bag two number ones and become the first Western rock band to play in Cuba, met up with the Wales squad to shoot the accompanying promo video this week.
That just cemented my relationship with the Manics. At that point they went very deep into me."
A festival spokesman said no plans were made to replace the Manics on the line-up, which was headlined by Mercury Music Prize winners Elbow.
The Manics are back in town for a show at the Olympia Theatre tonight and fans are set to be greeted by a band as enthusiastic now as they were back in 1986.
Write Birm2 at the beginning of your text for the Kaisers, Birm3 for the Manics, followed by a space, your answer and your name, house number and postcode.
The pounds 25 tickets for The Manics go on sale at the box office on Friday at 9.30am.
But the Welsh rocker has vowed his solo success doesn't mean he's killing off the Manics.
The rawness of a Manics concert use to be what made it so powerful, but times have changed and the angry youth has grown up and joined the establishment.