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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lu·na·tic /ˈlunəˌtɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lu·na·tic /ˈlunəˌtɪk/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·na·tic a.
 1. Affected by lunacy; insane; mad; crazy; demented.
    Lord, have mercy on my son; for he is lunatic.   --Wyclif (Matt. xvii. 15).
 2. Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, an insane person; evincing lunacy; as, lunatic gibberish; a lunatic asylum.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·na·tic, n. A person affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who has lucid intervals; a madman; a person of unsound mind.
 The lunatic, the lover, and the poet,
 Are of imagination all compact.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon
            [syn: moonstruck]
      n 1: an insane person [syn: madman, maniac]
      2: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person [syn: daredevil,
          madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, harum-scarum]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    probably the same as epileptic, the symptoms of which disease
    were supposed to be more aggravated as the moon increased. In
    Matt. 4:24 "lunatics" are distinguished from demoniacs. In 17:15
    the name "lunatic" is applied to one who is declared to have
    been possessed. (See DAEMONIAC.)