How can we define madness

Madness - definition and meaning - this is madness!

A word with a thousand functions for spoken language. When I feel great emotions, I just say “Crazy!”, The strawberry ice cream here is “incredibly delicious” and too much traffic on the streets can “drive the best car driver crazy”. Sounds like a useful word - let's see what you can do with it!
Madness actually describes a mental disorder, a hallucination or, medically speaking, a "psychosis". In colloquial language, however, the word has several meanings and corresponds to the English "madness, craziness".

"Madness" What madness can express

For example, it can express admiration: “Madness! You can play the piano so well! "
Also other positive feelings, for example when there is a big surprise: “Honey! We won the lottery! That's insane!"
Or negative feelings, such as dismay: “Did you hear about the earthquake on the news? Madness! The people urgently need help. "

"Insane" as an adverb or adjective

As an adverb or adjective, it can emotionally reinforce a statement:
"He can really / really / totally play the piano well."  "He can play the piano incredibly well."
“Our friends are incredibly lucky! You won the lottery! "
"On the news they talk about an insanely powerful earthquake."
"I'm really happy to finally get to know you personally."

"That drives me crazy!"

If something drives me crazy, it's negative.
For example, when it takes me 2 hours to drive through the city because of the traffic. Then I shout at the steering wheel: "These many cars are driving me crazy!" Or also: "These many cars are driving me crazy!"

Total madness

If the madness is not strong enough for you, you can use an additional adjective.
"This party is great and crazy!"  "This party is bright / absolute / pure madness !!"
Do you see how incredibly useful this word is?
But be careful: since these sentences are very emotional and strong, “Wahnsinn!” And “Wahnsinnig” are of course colloquial.
In official e-mails or in conversations with the boss, it is better to use other words, such as: "This is impressive, terrifying, annoying."

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