derangement


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to derangement: Metabolic derangement
  • noun

Synonyms for derangement

Synonyms for derangement

Synonyms for derangement

a state of mental disturbance and disorientation

the act of disturbing the mind or body

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
We were quite surprised at the findings, as we had expected the rates to be much higher given the [Food and Drug Administration] warnings about the risk of metabolic derangement and mortality with antipsychotic medications," Dr.
The normalized version [delta] of the original derangement [?
Anyone familiar with Longfellow's famous poetic tribute to the Acadians knows the basic story of the great Derangement of 1755, when these tough and resilient people were uprooted and cruelly scattered--some as far away as Louisiana.
There's no preventing the interior madhouse some people can sink into, their dark mental derangement once in a while bringing awful consequences to others.
Playing Donizetti's doomed heroine requires real vocal and physical stamina, the role an increasingly busy one through the course of the opera, following Anne's trajectory from despair to derangement to acceptance.
In a large cast, Stuart Skelton was simply heartbreaking as a shambling, bewildered Grimes, implying derangement in this lonely fisherman, his vocal flexibility allied to despairing body-language.
Today's Republicans seem to suffer from what's sometimes known as Obama Derangement Syndrome, in which their hatred of the president blinds them to the country's interests.
Selon le Gouverneur, il ne sera pas question d'ajuster les statuts des cafes et des etablissements qui causent un derangement aux habitants des immeubles.
This is a result of colonic contents regurgitating into the stomach and entering the small bowel, leading to a derangement of digestive and absorptive functions of the small bowel (4).
This type of puzzle is called a derangement problem in mathematics as it involves looking at the number of ways something can happen without getting a snap.
Al-Qirbi called on some European countries to reconsider the decision to ban Yemenia Airways flights to their airports and vice versa, noting the decision contributes to the derangement of trade between Yemen and European countries.
of Ulster-Coleraine) describes recent research into the role of bioactive peptides in addressing the metabolic derangement and nutritional deficits that contribute to unwanted weight loss in response to infection, injury, or chronic disease.
He added: "She had clearly been mentally ill for some time and it was while in the grip of that derangement that she committed that awful act.
Todd himself was played superbly by Dieter Loosemore, who gave this most archetypal of music hall villains a charming and seductive edge, while never losing the character's essential derangement.
The obsessive drawings he made while institutionalized were assumed to be merely products of his derangement.