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derangement

[di′rānj·mənt]
(mathematics)
A permutation of a finite set of elements that carries no element of the set into itself.
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Talking of deranged conspiracy theorists, what about the mainstream Labour Party?
The person is a serial killer, a deranged disability analyst.
Often public figures, in government or the media, show all the qualities associated with idiocy: whether they are ignorant, stupid, nonsensical or deranged.
It was a great wee town with very friendly people, and I feel so very sorry that they are forced to have this deranged family in their midst.
I would forgo a desire for diversity if we could replace all of our minds with deranged jungle narratives and a pure belief in beautiful otherworlds.
No-one has noticed that Pepper has gone missing and she loses hope of escape from Mary's clutches, though at least she has Kevin to talk to when his deranged mum locks him up too.
high-risk entry); 2 while handling mentally deranged persons; and 1 while maintaining custody of a prisoner for transport.
They are sinister figures uniquely deranged by their lust for power, their limited ability "to see the world from any point of view other than their own," and their willingness to submit to authority.
is a 1985 noise-pop benchmark existing at the subversive intersection of screeching Velvets-inspired feedback and deranged harmonies.
The apparently deranged woman then made a 7- to 8-inch incision across her pregnant neighbor's abdomen, using a scar from a previous cesarean section as a guide.
Splintered by Cubist fragmentation, the chaotic, claustrophobic streets of Berlin are populated by lunatics, deranged disabled veterans, and gangs of murderous thugs.