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Definition of Lunatic

Lunatic

  1. Affected by lunacy; insane; mad.
  2. Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, an insane person; evincing lunacy; as, lunatic gibberish; a lunatic asylum.
  3. A person affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who has lucid intervals; a madman; a person of unsound mind.

Lunatic Quotations

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis

What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?
George Orwell

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Havin' fun while freedom fightin' must be one of those lunatic Texas traits we get from the water - which is known to have lithium in it - because it goes all the way back to Sam Houston, surely the most lovable, the most human, and the funniest of all the great men this country has ever produced.
Molly Ivins

The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
Thomas Paine
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Lunatic Translations

lunatic in Dutch is bezetene, gek, krankzinnige
lunatic in German is irrsinnig, Wahnsinnige
lunatic in Hungarian is elmebajos, elmebeteg
lunatic in Italian is pazza
lunatic in Norwegian is galning