Lunacy

[Vacating of Seats] The Lunacy (Vacating of Seats) Act 1886 (49 Vict.c.16) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provided a mechanism for a Member of Parliament who was judged to be of unsound mind to be removed from his seat. ==Background== There had been a number of cases of Members of Parliament who were felt, in the lan...
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Lunacy

[FIRST] Lunacy is the game for the 2009 FIRST Robotics Competition. Announced on January 3, 2009, the name and some of the features of the game honor the 40th anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon (Latin: Luna). It is FRC`s 18th game. This is the first FRC competition to use the cRIO Mobile Device Controller control system fro...
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lunacy

[n] - obsolete terms for legal insanity
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Lunacy

Lu'na·cy noun ; plural Lunacies . [ See Lunatic .] 1. Insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derange...
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lunacy

1. An obsolete term for a form of insanity characterised by alternating lucid and insane periods, believed to be influenced by phases of the moon. ... 2. Any form of insanity. ... 3. Insanity as defined variously by law. ... Origin: L. Luna, moon ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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lunacy

madness noun obsolete terms for legal insanity
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Lunacy

• (n.) A morbid suspension of good sense or judgment, as through fanaticism. • (n.) Insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derangement or alienation.Lunacy: words in ...
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lunacy

lunacy 1. The condition of being a lunatic; intermittent insanity such as was formerly supposed to be brought about by the changes of the moon; now applied generally to any form of insanity (idiocy is usually excepted). In legal use, such mental unsoundness that interferes with civil rights or transactions. Also, a fit or attack of such insanity. ...
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lunacy

lunacy: see insanity.
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lunacy

Type: Term Pronunciation: lū′nă-sē Definitions: 1. An obsolete term for a form of insanity characterized by alternating lucid and insane periods, believed to be influenced by phases of the moon. 2. Any form of insanity. 3. Insanity as defined variously by law.
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