[mad-nis] /ˈmæd nɪs/
the state of being ; insanity.
It is sheer madness to speak as you do.
intense excitement or enthusiasm.
extreme anger, excitement, or foolishness
a nontechnical word for rabies
late 14c., “insanity, dementia; rash or irrational conduct,” from mad (adj.) + -ness. Sense of “foolishness” is from early 15c.
madness mad·ness (mād’nĭs)
The quality or condition of being insane.
This word is used in its proper sense in Deut. 28:34, John 10:20, 1 Cor. 14:23. It also denotes a reckless state of mind arising from various causes, as over-study (Eccl. 1:17; 2:12), blind rage (Luke 6:11), or a depraved temper (Eccl. 7:25; 9:3; 2 Pet. 2:16). David feigned madness (1 Sam. 21:13) at Gath because he “was sore afraid of Achish.”
see: method in one’s madness
[mah-doo-rah] /mɑˈdu rɑ/ noun 1. .
strife, a Canaanitish city in the north of Palestine (Josh. 11:1; 12:19), whose king was slain by Joshua; perhaps the ruin Madin, near Hattin, some 5 miles west of Tiberias.
[muh-don-uh] /məˈdɒn ə/ noun 1. the Virgin Mary (usually preceded by the). 2. a picture or statue representing the Virgin Mary. 3. (lowercase) Archaic. an Italian title of formal address to a woman. /məˈdɒnə/ noun 1. (mainly RC Church) a designation of the Virgin Mary 2. (sometimes not capital) a picture or statue of the […]
noun, Fine Arts. 1. a representation of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus.