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Meaning of DEMENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*ment"\, v. t. [L. dementare, fr. demens, -mentis, out
    of one's mind, mad; de + mens mind. See {Mental}, and cf.
    {Dementate}.]
    To deprive of reason; to make mad. [R.] --Bale.
    
    
  2. \De*ment"\, a. [L. demens, - mentis.]
    Demented; dementate. [R.] --J. H. Newman.
    
    
 

 

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