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Mental statePlay
Refers to someone's unstable or disordered mind, often associated with dangerous behavior. SlideThe movie portrayed the villain as a deranged genius.
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Negative connotationPlay
Using 'deranged' suggests a judgment or stigma towards mental health, use with sensitivity. SlideThe character's deranged actions made everyone uneasy.
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Intensely irrationalPlay
Describes behaviors or thoughts that are wildly unreasonable or illogical. SlideHis deranged ideas about reality concerned his friends.