Need another word that means the same as “amok”? Find 4 synonyms and 30 related words for “amok” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Amok” are: amuck, murderously, berserk
Amok as an Adjective
Definitions of "Amok" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “amok” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Frenzied as if possessed by a demon.
- Wildly frenzied and out of control.
Synonyms of "Amok" as an adjective (2 Words)
|amuck||Frenzied as if possessed by a demon.|
The soldier was completely amuck.
|berserk||Wildly frenzied and out of control.|
A berserk worker smashing windows.
Amok as an Adverb
Definitions of "Amok" as an adverb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “amok” as an adverb can have the following definitions:
- Wildly; without self-control.
- In a murderous frenzy.
Synonyms of "Amok" as an adverb (2 Words)
|amuck||Wildly; without self-control.|
Rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones.
|murderously||As if bent on murder.|
Associations of "Amok" (30 Words)
|berserk||Frenzied as if possessed by a demon.|
A berserk worker smashing windows.
|bipolar||Of a person suffering from bipolar disorder.|
A sharply bipolar division of affluent and underclass.
|certifiable||Able or needing to be officially recorded.|
Encephalitis was a certifiable condition.
|crazy||(of a ship or building) full of cracks or flaws; unsound.|
The noise was driving me crazy.
|demented||Suffering from dementia.|
She was demented with worry.
|demoniac||Relating to or characteristic of a demon or demons.|
A deranged gunman.
|disturbed||Affected with madness or insanity.|
Disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed.
|folly||A theatrical revue with glamorous female performers.|
An act of sheer folly.
|foolery||Foolish or senseless behavior.|
We endured his foolery all afternoon.
|insane||Extremely foolish; irrational.|
They were making insane amounts of money.
|insanity||Relatively permanent disorder of the mind.|
It might be pure insanity to take this loan.
|loon||A silly or foolish person.|
If only she weren t such a lovesick loon.
|lunacy||Foolish or senseless behavior.|
It has been suggested that originality demands a degree of lunacy.
|lunatic||Extremely foolish or eccentric.|
He would be asked to acquiesce in some lunatic scheme.
|mad||Make someone mad.|
Antony s mother told him he was mad to be leaving Dublin.
|madden||Make (someone) extremely annoyed.|
His behavior is maddening.
|maniac||An insane person.|
A religious maniac.
A maniacal frenzy.
|mentally||In a manner relating to the mind.|
Soldiers become physically and mentally exhausted.
|nuts||Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.|
The way he turns on the television as soon as he walks in drives me nuts.
|paranoid||A person who is paranoid.|
Further accusations would sound like the ramblings of a paranoid.
|psychiatrist||A medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.|
|psychopath||Someone with a sociopathic personality a person with an antisocial personality disorder psychopath was once widely used but has now been superseded by sociopath.|
Playground psychopaths will gather around a fight to encourage the combatants.
|psychopathic||Suffering from or constituting a chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behaviour.|
A psychopathic disorder.
|raving||In a raving manner.|
The ravings of a madwoman.
|schizophrenia||(in general use) a mentality or approach characterized by inconsistent or contradictory elements.|
Gibraltar s schizophrenia continues to be fed by colonial pride.
|unbalanced||Not giving accurate, fair, or equal coverage to all aspects; partial.|
This may give an unbalanced impression of the competition.
|wacko||A crazy person.|
A trailer park peopled by exotic wackos and misfits.