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noun [uncountable] madness pronunciation in American English /ˈmædnəs/
  1. 1
    ideas or actions that show a lack of good judgment and careful thought

    This plan is madness.

    sheer/utter madness:

    She described her opponent’s proposal as utter madness.

    it is madness to do something:

    It would be madness to throw away your career for the sake of this man.


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