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berserk (adv) (used usually as part of the phrase, 'to go berserk') become wild; be very angry and violent.
A person goes berserk when they are violently angry. When a person's anger is beyond control, and they do not know what they do in their anger, they go berserk. They are then very wild.
- When Ann came to know that her husband had been stealing her jewelry and misleading her by replacing them with identical fakes, she went berserk and almost killed him by hitting him with a pan.
- The 'angry young' of Europe in the late 1960s often went berserk and took to streets damaging public property, to press their demand for transparency in government and university administration.