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mad

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

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adjective

P. and V. μανιώδης, ἔμπληκτος, ἀπόπληκτος, Ar. and P. ἐμβρόντητος, παραπλήξ, μανικός, P. ἔκφρων, V. ἐμμανής (Plato also but rare P.), μάργος (also Plato but rare P.), μαργῶν, λυσσώδης, ἐπιβρόντητος, μανιάς, παράκοπος φρενῶν, οἰστροπλήξ, Ar. and V. παραπεπληγμένος. Also with fem. substantive; V. μαινάς, δρομάς; see also foolish.

Of things: P. and V. μανιώδης, Ar. and P. μανικός; see also foolish.

mad words: V. λόγοι ἔξεδροι φρενῶν (Eur., Hippolytus 935).

drive mad, v.: see madden.

driven mad by the gods: V. θεομανής.

mad for battle, adj.: V. δοριμανής.

be mad for, v.: see long for.

be mad: P. and V. οὐ φρονεῖν, ἐξίστασθαι, παραφρονεῖν, παρανοεῖν, παραλλάσσειν, μαίνεσθαι, P. τετυφῶσθαι (perf. pass. of τυφοῦν).

be frantic: P. and V. λυσσᾶν (Plato but rare P.), βακχεύειν (Plato), οἰστρᾶν (Plato), ἐκβακχεύεσθαι (Plato), ἐνθουσιᾶν (Plato), P. ἐνθουσιάζειν (Plato), V. ἐκμαργοῦσθαι, βακχᾶν, μαργαίνειν (Aesch., Fragment), Ar. and V. ἀλύειν.

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