What is mad?

Some articles on mad:

Mad Gasser
... The Mad Gasser of Mattoon (also known as the "Anesthetic Prowler", the "Mad Anesthetist", the "Phantom Anesthetist", the "Mad Gasser of Roanoke", or simply the "Mad ...

More definitions of "mad":

  • (adj): Very foolish.
    Example: "A completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"
    Synonyms: harebrained, insane
  • (adj): Roused to anger.
    Example: "She gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"
    Synonyms: huffy, sore

Famous quotes containing the word mad:

    Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.
    Giambattista Vico (1688–1744)

    “With your air indifferent and imperious
    At a stroke our mad poetics to confute—”
    And—”Are we then so serious?”
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    All I know is that first, you’ve got to get mad. You’ve got to say, ‘I’m a human being, goddamn it, my life has value.’ So I want you to get up now, I want all of you to get up out of your
    chairs. I want you to get up right now, and go to the window, open it, and stick your head out, and yell, ‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore.’
    Paddy Chayefsky (1923–1981)