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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dementia  \De*men"ti*a\,  n.  [L.,  fr  demens.  See  {Dement}.] 
  Insanity;  madness;  esp.  that  form  which  consists  in  weakness 
  or  total  loss  of  thought  and  reason;  mental  imbecility; 
  idiocy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dementia 
  n  :  mental  deterioration  of  organic  or  functional  origin  [syn:  {dementedness}] 




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