dolheid

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dulheid, itself from dol (crazy; mad, insane) +‎ -heid (-ness)

Noun[edit]

dolheid f (plural dolheden, diminutive dolheidje n)

  1. (pathology) Madness, insanity
  2. Mental craziness, folly
  3. Any strong, even excessive emotional state:
    1. extasis
    2. passion
    3. fury, rage
  4. (Nick)name of various diseases which cause excessive behavior such as rage

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