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EtymologyEdit

From Old French lunatique, from Late Latin lunaticus ("moonstruck"), derived from Latin luna ("moon").

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lunatic (plural lunatics)

  1. An insane person.

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lunatic (comparative more lunatic, superlative most lunatic)

  1. Crazed, mad, insane, demented.

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lūnāticus, equivalent to lună +‎ -atic.

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NounEdit

lunatic m (plural lunatici)

  1. somnambulist, sleepwalker
  2. (rare) dullard, fool, scatterbrain
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lunatic m or n (feminine singular lunatică, masculine plural lunatici, feminine and neuter plural lunatice)

  1. (popular, rare) born in the same month as another
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French lunatique, Italian lunatico.

AdjectiveEdit

lunatic m or n (feminine singular lunatică, masculine plural lunatici, feminine and neuter plural lunatice)

  1. (rare) having hallucinations
  2. (rare) fantastic, unreal, bizarre
  3. having unusual or strange ideas and behavior
  4. (rare) fearful
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