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Dementia vs. Demented

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Dementianoun

(pathology) A progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Areas particularly affected include memory, attention, judgement, language and problem solving.

Dementedadjective

Insane or mentally ill.

Dementianoun

Madness or insanity.

Dementedadjective

Suffering from dementia.

Dementianoun

Insanity; madness; esp. that form which consists in weakness or total loss of thought and reason; mental imbecility; idiocy.

Dementedadjective

(informal) Crazy; ridiculous.

‘a demented idea’;

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Dementianoun

mental deterioration of organic or functional origin

Dementedverb

simple past tense and past participle of dement

Dementia

Dementia manifests as a set of related symptoms, which usually surface when the brain is damaged by injury or disease. The symptoms involve progressive impairments to memory, thinking, and behavior, which negatively impact a person's ability to function and carry out everyday activities.

Dementedadjective

Insane; mad; of unsound mind.

Dementedadjective

affected with madness or insanity;

‘a man who had gone mad’;

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