UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

maniacal (adj) mad and violent.

If a person is maniacal, they are wild because they are mad. They are violent because of their mental illness. They are even dangerous, because they are mad. Maniacal fury is the violent anger of a person who is either mad or whose anger is uncontrollable.

  • The maniacal behavior of Sam in the office on hearing he had been fired shocked every one. He appeared to have gone mad and was throwing things about in the office. Police had to be called in to control him.
  • He had maniacal enthusiasm for the game. He would think of nothing else but the game all the time. He would be very angry and wild if any one told him not to play or talk about the game.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer