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lunacynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈluː.nə.sɪ/
(Definition of lunacy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lunacynoun [U]

 us   /ˈlu·nə·si/
extremefoolishness or ​mentalillness: It would be lunacy to ​try and ​climb the ​mountain in this ​weather.
(Definition of lunacy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lunacy”
in Korean 바보짓…
in Arabic جُنون…
in Malaysian kerja gila…
in French folie…
in Russian безрассудство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢的行為,不明智的舉動, 精神病,精神錯亂…
in Italian follia, pazzia…
in Turkish delilik, kaçıklık, çılgınlık…
in Polish szaleństwo…
in Spanish locura…
in Vietnamese rồ dại…
in Portuguese loucura…
in Thai ความวิกลจริต…
in German der Wahnsinn…
in Catalan bogeria…
in Japanese 愚行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的行为,不明智的举动, 精神病,精神错乱…
in Indonesian kegilaan…
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