manic
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manic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (affected by mania)
a. maníaco
Tranquilizers were used to calm manic patients.Se usaban sedantes para calmar a los pacientes maníacos.
b. maniaco
Janice had been experiencing manic episodes and extreme mood swings.Janice había estado sufriendo episodios maniacos y cambios extremos de estado de ánimo.
2. (crazed)
a. maníaco
My brother was peering through the window at me with a manic grin on his face.Mi hermano me miraba por la ventana con una sonrisa maníaca en la cara.
b. maniaco
The witch cackled with manic glee as she cast her spell.La bruja se reía con regocijo maniaco mientras pronunciaba su conjuro.
3. (frantic)
a. frenético
He set to work with manic enthusiasm, and finished painting the room in a couple of hours.Se puso a trabajar con un entusiasmo frenético, y terminó de pintar la habitación en un par de horas.
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manic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. histérico(a)
manic depressionpsicosis maniacodepresiva
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manic [ˈmænɪk]
adjective
1 (insane) [+person, behaviour] maníaco; [+smile, laughter, stare] de maníaco
He's a little bit manic, so I keep away Manic people will use alcohol to bring them down he was really manic I was worried by his increasingly manic behaviour he seemed to be a man of single purpose now, moody and slightly manic the overactivity of the manic person merely keeps them going round in circles Mr Jenkins was rather put out by my manic laughter at this
2 (frenetic) [+activity, energy] frenético
Weston finished his manic scribbling ...outbursts of drunken violence, and manic activity and creativity. Possessed by an almost manic energy, he seemed to be everywhere
modifier
manic depression (n) maniacodepresión (f)
she suffers from manic depression sufre maniacodepresión; es maniacodepresiva
manic depressive (n) maniacodepresivoamaniacodepresiva (m) (f);a maniacodepresiva
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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