wahnsinnig

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “circular etymology with Wahnsinn”)

Wahnsinn +‎ -ig

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaːnˌzɪnɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈvaːnˌzɪnɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wahn‧sin‧nig

Adjective[edit]

wahnsinnig (comparative wahnsinniger, superlative am wahnsinnigsten)

  1. mad, insane
    Sind Sie wahnsinnig?
    Are you insane
  2. incredible, unbelievable
    Die Verbrennung war wahnsinnig schmerzhaft.
    The burn was incredibly painful.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

wahnsinnig

  1. incredibly, awfully

Further reading[edit]