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 for demented
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Demented \De*ment"ed\, a. [From Dement.]
     Insane; mad; of unsound mind. -- De*ment"ed*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  demented
      adj 1: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone
             mad" [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed,
             mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "demented":
     abnormal, bereft of reason, brainsick, crackbrained, cracked,
     crazed, crazy, daft, delirious, deluded, deprived of reason,
     deranged, disoriented, distraught, flighty, frenzied, hallucinated,
     hysterical, insane, irrational, loco, lunatic, mad, maddened,
     maniac, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah,
     moon-struck, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there,
     not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, reasonless,
     senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched,
     touched, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound,
     wandering, witless
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  demented
   adj.
  
      Yet another term of disgust used to describe a malfunctioning program. The
      connotation in this case is that the program works as designed, but the
      design is bad. Said, for example, of a program that generates large numbers
      of meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent
      collapse. Compare wonky, brain-damaged, bozotic.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  demented
  
     Yet another term of disgust used to describe a program.  The
     connotation in this case is that the program works as
     designed, but the design is bad.  Said, for example, of a
     program that generates large numbers of meaningless error
     messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent
     collapse.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1994-12-07)
  

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