dement

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See also: Dement and dément

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French dément, from Latin demens.

Adjective[edit]

dement

  1. (obsolete) insane, demented

Noun[edit]

dement (plural dements)

  1. An insane person, or one afflicted with dementia

Verb[edit]

dement (third-person singular simple present dements, present participle dementing, simple past and past participle demented)

  1. (transitive) To drive mad; to craze

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin demens, dementis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dement m

  1. moron (personal insult implying stupidity)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:hlupák

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dément, from Latin dēmēns, dēmentis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dəˈmɛnt/, /deːˈmɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective[edit]

dement (comparative dementer, superlative dementst)

  1. senile, demented

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of dement
uninflected dement
inflected demente
comparative dementer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial dement dementer het dementst
het dementste
indefinite m./f. sing. demente dementere dementste
n. sing. dement dementer dementste
plural demente dementere dementste
definite demente dementere dementste
partitive dements dementers

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin demens, dementis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dement (comparative dementer, superlative am dementesten)

  1. demented

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēment

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of dēmō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dement (indefinite singular dement, definite singular and plural demente)

  1. demented, suffering from dementia

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dement (indefinite singular dement, definite singular and plural demente)

  1. demented, suffering from dementia

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dement (comparative dementare, superlative dementast)

  1. demented (suffering from dementia)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dement
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular dement dementare dementast
Neuter singular dement dementare dementast
Plural dementa dementare dementast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 demente dementare dementaste
All dementa dementare dementaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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