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ma·ni·a·cal

 (mə-nī′ə-kəl) also ma·ni·ac (mā′nē-ăk′)
adj.
1. Suggestive of or afflicted with extreme mental derangement: a maniacal frenzy.
2. Characterized by excessive enthusiasm or excitement: a maniacal interest in gambling.
3. Wildly irresponsible: maniacal drivers.

ma·ni′a·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.maniacally - in a maniacal manner or to a maniacal degree; "he was maniacally obsessed with jealousy"
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Translations

maniacally

[məˈnaɪəkəlɪ] ADV [work, laugh] (one person) → como (un) loco/(una) loca; (more than one person) → como locos
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maniacally

[məˈnaɪəkəli] advfrénétiquement
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maniacally

adv grin, laughwie ein Irrer/eine Irre; they were laughing maniacallysie lachten wie die Irren
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References in classic literature ?
Without a turn of head or roll of eye, aristocratically positing their non-existingness to their faces, he trotted for'ard along the cabin floor and into the stateroom where Skipper babbled maniacally in the bunk.
"I will save my master," he cried, his eyes blazing maniacally. "I will save him yet!"
Her face, at all ordinary times so touching to look at, in its nervous sensitiveness, weakness, and uncertainty, became suddenly darkened by an expression of maniacally intense hatred and fear, which communicated a wild, unnatural force to every feature.
After stabbing a terrified college student in the back with a pair of scissors in New Taipei City on Tuesday (July 16), a woman suspected of suffering from mental illness chased the victim into a beverage shop, stabbed her again, and laughed maniacally.
While another shows Tomar being accused of threatening to kill Robert while Tomar laughs maniacally. Is Robert Alive or is he the murder victim?
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has lately had the maniacally happy look of a man about to release a gargantuan, gegenpressing tsunami.
After Hilario sang the first line of the song, he suddenly started laughing maniacally. His laughter intensified after singing the second line.
They maniacally prioritize how they expend their energy.
The six impoverished Cresswell teens live in a ramshackle house in the woods with a maniacally religious, abusive, and controlling father.
It was recently announced that actress Mila Kunisthe star of the fraught bat-mitzvah-coming-of-age story that is Black Swan (that was the subtext of that movie, right?), and this summer's Bad Moms, a comedy about women who decide they want somewhat more out of life than attending, constantly and maniacally, to the organic perfection of their children (in my day, just called them "Moms")is expecting her second child with husband Ashton Kutcher.