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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

For 50 years, nuclear power stations have produced three products which only a lunatic could want: bomb-explosive plutonium, lethal radioactive waste and electricity so dear it has to be heavily subsidised. They leave to future generations the task, and most of the cost, of making safe sites that have been polluted half-way to eternity.
James Buchan

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
William Shakespeare

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
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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
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