Definition of demented:
sickish, distressed, unbalanced, brainsick, grim, worried, gaga, bananas, huffy, moonstruck, disordered, cuckoo, sane, harebrained, mad, sore, maladjusted, wan, of unsound mind, disturbed, gruesome, bemused, fruity, wrong, nuts, mentally ill, grisly, wild, excited, insane, screwball, disgusted, macabre, upset, bonkers, crazy, mad as a hatter, nauseated, stark raving mad, distraught, dotty, cracked, nutty as a fruitcake, buggy, loco, crackers, wacky, non compos mentis, ill, disquieted, daft, off, unrestrained, sick of, sick in the head, loony, crazy as a loon, half-baked, ghastly, unhinged, queasy, touched, fed up, softheaded, tired of, screwy, not all there, frantic, imbalanced, distracted, pallid, pale, maniac, sick, nauseous, unsound, around the bend, daffy.
- "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- "The Zeppelin's Passenger", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
When I tried to urge my own idea upon her and describe how I thought he might have obtained access to the bungalow and carried her off, while still asleep, to some vehicle awaiting them in Mrs. Carew's grounds, she only rebuked me for my folly and bade me keep still about the whole occurrence, saying that I should only be getting some poor half- demented old wretch into trouble for something for which he was not in the least responsible.- "The Millionaire Baby", Anna Katharine Green.