vesania

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vesania, from vesanus ‘mad’, from ve- ‘not’ + sanus ‘sane’.

Noun[edit]

vesania (uncountable)

  1. Madness, insanity, mental derangement.
    • 2003: Overall, Cullen defined insanity (‘vesania’) as a nervous disorder. — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 311)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vēsānus (mad, insane), from (out) + sānus (sane, healthy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēsānia f (genitive vēsāniae); first declension

  1. madness, insanity

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vēsānia vēsāniae
genitive vēsāniae vēsāniārum
dative vēsāniae vēsāniīs
accusative vēsāniam vēsāniās
ablative vēsāniā vēsāniīs
vocative vēsānia vēsāniae

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