bedlam

  1. a state of extreme confusion and disorder
  2. pejorative terms for an insane asylum

Bedlam

[n] - pejorative terms for an insane asylum
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Bedlam

Bed'lam noun [ See Bethlehem .] 1. A place appropriated to the confinement and care of the insane; a madhouse. Abp. Tillotson. 2. An insane person; a lunatic; a madman. [ Obsolete] « Let's get the bedlam to lead him. Shak. » 3. Any p...
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Bedlam

Bed'lam adjective Belonging to, or fit for, a madhouse. 'The bedlam , brainsick duchess.' Shak.
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bedlam

1. Pejorative colloquialism for a mental hospital or institution. ... 2. A place or scene of wild or riotous behaviour. ... 3. A disturbing uproar. ... Origin: corruption or contraction of St. Mary of Bethlehem Hospital in London ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Bedlam

booby hatch noun pejorative terms for an insane asylum
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Bedlam

• (n.) An insane person; a lunatic; a madman. • (a.) Belonging to, or fit for, a madhouse. • (n.) A place appropriated to the confinement and care of the insane; a madhouse. • (n.) Any place where uproar and confusion prevail.
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Bedlam

Bedlam, a corruption of Bethlehem (Hospital), was the name of a religious house in London, converted, after the general suppression by Henry VIII, into a hospital for the mentally ill. The original Bedlam stood in Bishopsgate Street, its modern successor is in St George's Fields. The patients were at one time treated as little better than wild beas...
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bedlam

Type: Term Pronunciation: bed′lăm Definitions: 1. Pejorative colloquialism for a mental hospital or institution. 2. A place or scene of wild or riotous behavior. 3. A disturbing uproar.
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Bedlam

Bedlam: see Bethlem Royal Hospital.
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Bedlam

contraction of the Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, a London hospital for the insane. Used to describe a place or situation of noisy uproar and confusion.
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bedlam

a state of extreme confusion and disorder
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