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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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Mother has been almost demented ever since father died--she's an old woman.
That might explain his change of countenance, and it was just possible that her demented influence still hung about Holmescroft; but the rest was beyond me.
I dug eagerly, and now and then caught myself actually looking, with something that very much resembled expectation, for the fancied treasure, the vision of which had demented my unfortunate companion.
TORY MPs sound like a "demented Gollum" when they talk about the "precious, precious, precious" Union, according to an SNP MP.
The three flavors of toothpaste included "Sichuan slightly spicy," "standard medium spicy," and "scandalously demented spicy."
The award-winning actor said he was diagnosed with the illness three-and-a-half years ago but joked: "I'm no more demented than I was before."
The award-winning actor told how he was diagnosed with the illness three-and-a-half years ago but joked "I'm no more demented than I was before".
The contract involves the construction of a demented people in northeastern Falkirk on site at danger Mountain.
But now South Wales shock rockers Demented Are Go have become the face of some brand new footwear - Dr Martens, to be precise.
GOVE IS A 'DEMENTED DALEK' MICHAEL GOVE was described as a "demented Dalek on speed" yesterday as teachers debated calls for a major escalation of strike action.
Investigators conducted a cross-sectional analysis of 286 patients with PD and found that higher plasma vitamin D levels were associated with lower symptom severity, better cognition, and less depression in the entire group, but the relationships were even stronger in those who were not demented.
We think of demented persons as having a disease, e.g., Alzheimer's.