dementedness vs dementia what difference

what is difference between dementedness and dementia

English

Etymology

demented +‎ -ness

Noun

dementedness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being demented.

Translations



English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dementia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈmɛnʃə/

Noun

dementia (usually uncountable, plural dementias or dementiae)

  1. (pathology) A progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Areas particularly affected include memory, attention, judgement, language and problem solving.
  2. Madness or insanity.

Derived terms

  • demented
  • demential
  • senile dementia

Translations

See also

  • amentia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • delirium

Anagrams

  • Demetian, Mendaite, Mendieta, Tiedeman, matineed

Finnish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin dementia.

Noun

dementia

  1. dementia

Declension


Latin

Etymology

dement- +‎ -ia

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /deːˈmen.ti.a/, [d̪eːˈmɛn̪t̪iä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /deˈmen.t͡si.a/, [d̪ɛˈmɛnt̪͡s̪iɑ]

Noun

dēmentia f (genitive dēmentiae); first declension

  1. madness, insanity

Declension

First-declension noun.

Descendants

Adjective

dēmentia

  1. nominative neuter plural of dēmēns
  2. accusative neuter plural of dēmēns
  3. vocative neuter plural of dēmēns

References

  • dementia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dementia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dementia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • dementia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dementia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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