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Definition of Lunacy

Lunacy
Lunacy Lu"na*cy, n.; pl. Lunacies. [See Lunatic.] 1. Insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derangement or alienation. --Brande. --Burrill. Your kindred shuns your house As beaten hence by your strange lunacy. --Shak. 2. A morbid suspension of good sense or judgment, as through fanaticism. --Dr. H. More. Syn: Derangement; craziness; mania. See Insanity.

Meaning of Lunacy from wikipedia

- Lunacy may refer to: Lunacy, the condition suffered by a lunatic, now used only informally Lunacy (film), a 2005 Jan Švankmajer film Lunacy (video game)...
- Lunacy (Czech: Šílení) is a 2005 Czech film by Jan Švankmajer. The film is loosely based on two short stories, "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor...
- Dark Lunacy is an Italian melodic death metal band with symphonic metal influences. The band formed in early 1997, when singer Mike and guitarist Enomys...
- The Commissioners in Lunacy or Lunacy Commission were a public body established by the Lunacy Act 1845 to oversee asylums and the welfare of mentally ill...
- Landmarks of Lunacy is the second extended play (EP) by British indie rock band Klaxons. Released on 25 December 2010, the album was available for free...
- mentally ill, dangerous, foolish, or crazy—conditions once attributed to "lunacy." The word derives from lunaticus meaning "of the moon" or "moonstruck"...
- 1890. The Lunacy Act's most important provision was a change in the status of mentally ill people to patients. Prior to the Lunacy Act, lunacy legislation...
- Lunacy Act (with its variations) is a stock short title used in the United Kingdom for legislation relating to mental illness. The Lunacy Act 1845 The...
- The Commissioners in Lunacy for Ireland or Lunacy Commission for Ireland were a public body established by the Lunacy (Ireland) Act 1821 to oversee asylums...
- evident that by the start of the 18th century, the so-called 'trade in lunacy' was well established. Daniel Defoe, an ardent critic of private madhouses...
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