ārprāts

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ārs (outside) +‎ prāts (mind).

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Noun[edit]

ārprāts m (1st declension)

  1. madness, insanity (abnormal mental state characterized by mental processes going the wrong way, not reflecting reality)
    ārprāta lēkmean attack of insanity
    viņu pārņēma ārprātsmadness overtook him, took hold of him
    ārprāta pārņemts cilvēksa person consumed by madness
    kliegt kā ārprātāto scream as if in madness (i.e., like a madman)
  2. nonsense, madness (something that does not make sense, that is not reasonable)
    ak tu ārprāts!nonsense! madness!
    tīrais ārprāts!sheer nonsense, madness
    to darīt būtu ārprātsto do that would be madness

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