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Often NegativePlay
The word 'demented' usually describes something negative and is not a polite term to use. SlideThe way he was shouting seemed rather demented.
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Not Clinically AccuratePlay
Although 'demented' suggests insanity, it isn't a medical term when used in casual language. SlideThat demented movie plot made no sense.
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Avoid InsensitivityPlay
Using 'demented' to describe someone can be insensitive since it refers to mental health. SlideThey should have apologized for calling him demented.