1. obsolete terms for legal insanity

Similar word(s): insaneness, lunacy

Definition categories: state, insanity

2. an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain

Similar word(s): hydrophobia, lyssa, rabies

Definition categories: state, zoonosis

3. a feeling of intense anger

Similar word(s): fury, rage

Definition categories: feeling, anger, choler, ire

4. the quality of being rash and foolish

Similar word(s): craziness, folly, foolishness

Definition categories: thought, stupidity

5. unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

- poetry is a sort of divine madness

Similar word(s): rabidity, rabidness

Definition categories: attribute, ebullience, enthusiasm, exuberance