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

 mad /ˈmæd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad obs. p. p. of Made.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad a. [Compar. Madder superl. Maddest ]
 1. Disordered in intellect; crazy; insane.
 I have heard my grandsire say full oft,
 Extremity of griefs would make men mad.   --Shak.
 2. Excited beyond self-control or the restraint of reason; inflamed by violent or uncontrollable desire, passion, or appetite; as, to be mad with terror, lust, or hatred; mad against political reform.
    It is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.   --Jer. 1. 88.
    And being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.   --Acts xxvi. 11.
 3. Proceeding from, or indicating, madness; expressing distraction; prompted by infatuation, fury, or extreme rashness. Mad demeanor.”
    Mad wars destroy in one year the works of many years of peace.   --Franklin.
    The mad promise of Cleon was fulfilled.   --Jowett (Thucyd.).
 4. Extravagant; immoderate. “Be mad and merry.” --Shak. “Fetching mad bounds.” --Shak.
 5. Furious with rage, terror, or disease; -- said of the lower animals; as, a mad bull; esp., having hydrophobia; rabid; as, a mad dog.
 6. Angry; out of patience; vexed; as, to get mad at a person. [Colloq.]
 7. Having impaired polarity; -- applied to a compass needle. [Colloq.]
 Like mad, like a mad person; in a furious manner; as, to run like mad. --L'Estrange.
 To run mad. (a) To become wild with excitement. (b) To run wildly about under the influence of hydrophobia; to become affected with hydrophobia.
 To run mad after, to pursue under the influence of infatuation or immoderate desire. “The world is running mad after farce.” --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Madded; p. pr. & vb. n. Madding.] To make mad or furious; to madden.
 Had I but seen thy picture in this plight,
 It would have madded me.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad, v. i. To be mad; to go mad; to rave. See Madding. [Archaic]
    Festus said with great voice, Paul thou maddest.   --Wyclif (Acts).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad, n.  Zool. An earthworm. [Written also made.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain;
             "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at
             his friend"; "sore over a remark" [syn: huffy, sore]
      2: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
         [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, distracted, disturbed,
          sick, unbalanced, unhinged]
      3: marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of
         delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their
         gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: delirious, excited,
          frantic, unrestrained]
      4: very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind
         the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge
         between two mountains" [syn: harebrained, insane]
      [also: madding, madded, maddest, madder]