Synonyms of derangement
1 madnessDictionary • serious evidence of mental derangement
madness • He was driven to the brink of madness.
mania • the treatment of mania
insanity • a powerful study of a woman's descent into insanity
lunacy • Lunacy became the official explanation for his actions.
delirium • In her delirium, she fell to the floor.
loss of reason
2 disorderDictionary • a condition brought on by the derangement of the nerve fibres
disorder • The emergency room was in disorder.
confusion • The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
disturbance • The home would cause less disturbance than a school.
muddle • My thoughts are all in a muddle.
disarray • The feud has plunged the country into political disarray.
jumble • a meaningless jumble of words
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confusionConfusion is a situation in which everything is in disorder, especially because there are lots of things happening at the same time.
• The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
deliriumIf someone is suffering from delirium, they are not able to think or speak in a sensible and reasonable way because they are very ill and have a fever.
• In her delirium, she fell to the floor.
• The feud has plunged the country into political disarray.
Thesaurus for derangement from the Collins English Thesaurus
the act of deranging or state of being deranged