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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

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

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

My own view is that this planet is used as a penal colony, lunatic asylum and dumping ground by a superior civilisation, to get rid of the undesirable and unfit. I can't prove it, but you can't disprove it either.
Christopher Hitchens

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
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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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