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demented

Yet another term of disgust used to describe a program. The connotation in this case is that the program works as designed, but the design is bad. Said, for example, of a program that generates large numbers of meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent collapse.
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Peering dementedly at her crazed reflection, she breathes demonic life into the innocuous environment; and yet, curled up under the basin, sandwiched between shelves, or face pressed to the wall, the artist seeks to disappear, to merge with the room, to join the absent women who were once treated there.
It's all in a day's work here, in beautifully framed images and presented as a dementedly funny thriller.
Phil takes himself dementedly seriously, of course, but I learn there's more to his anger than has so far met the public eye.
Anyway, no man could possibly untangle the female thought processes enough to come up with the dementedly, true-to-life, random wittering which peppered this quick-fire new sitcom.
And, along with millions of my fellow natives, for most of the Saturday afternoons in early spring I can be found shouting dementedly at the telly in a manner that would leave visiting Martians thinking I was involved in some bizarre rite of worship aimed at the 15 blokes running themselves ragged, usually on the trail of another Six Nations disappointment.
Most reverted immediately to their teens, pogoing dementedly on the spot with their arms in the air, though some aped Liam Gallagher's, well, ape-like dancing, and all joined together to holler guitar lines back at the band in surprisingly fine voice.
A raucous band of exhibitionists who leave their brains behind at Southfields Tube Station and wave dementedly at the cameras, even when they're not switched on.
Partridge is a dementedly awful host, with a penchant for terrible puns and a thoroughgoing inability to conduct a civil interview.
Then there was Hecuba, or Hey-Cuba, as one dafty repeatedly called it; and Reprise, dementedly rechristened Ree-Prize by a commentator who apparently hadn't noticed the dam was Rapid Repeat.
It's as if the dogmas propagated by these figures repressed a normal sexual/creative drive that mutated under wraps and eventually took over, leaving their souls the debauched caricatures prating dementedly before our eyes.
The result is a furious battle that will give you sore fingers as you send Spidey careering dementedly round the screen.
The wonderfully amusing Over Here, about Allied pilots during World War Two, was worthy of the DFC - the Dementedly Funny Comedy.