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phrenesis

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NounEdit

phrenesis (plural phreneses)

  1. (obsolete, medicine) phrenitis
  2. madness, frenzy

QuotationsEdit

  • "Before the Armada, the Army of Flanders had experienced its share of mutinies or 'furies'--as the ravages of licentious soldiery were called when the phrenesis of indiscipline came over them" - Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe, The Spanish Armada, the Experience of War in 1588, (Oxford, 1988).

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