English Online Dictionary. What means madness? What does madness mean?
From Middle English madnes, madnesse; equivalent to mad + -ness.
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæd.nəs/, /ˈmæd.nɪs/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmad.nəs/
- (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈmɛd.nɘs/
madness (countable and uncountable, plural madnesses)
- The state of being mad; insanity; mental disease.
- rash folly
- See also Thesaurus:insanity
- Amsdens, desmans