Translation of lunacy in Spanish:

lunacy

locura, n.

Pronunciation /ˈluːnəsi//ˈlunəsi/

noun

  • 1

    (madness)
    locura feminine
    an act of lunacy una locura
    • Indeed, due to her ellipsis, instead of remarking on Lisa's masochistic lunacy, we see her faith justified, because this is her proof of her love.
    • Either he wanted to make me delirious with jealousy over her vile decadence or simply get my certified opinion concerning her degree of lunacy.
    • Or maybe he would prefer something along the lines of suicidal confessions of a mind bordering on death and raving lunacy.
    • It does not supply the answer in the situation of an infant, a person under lunacy or overseas.
    • This goes beyond mere bullying and descends into paranoid - and hypocritical - lunacy.
    • If by this point you are not already delirious, fear not, even more jolly japes and lunacy are to follow.
    • He never exhibited any symptoms of lunacy that I could detect.
    • The sanest men have certain moments of unexplained lunacy.
    • For one whose obsession has been certifiable by the commissioners of lunacy, here surely instead was proof of pure sanity.
    • What must have contributed to their sudden lunacy?
    • She rises like the proverbial phoenix from the ashes of her lunacy to become the first woman psychoanalyst in Switzerland.
    • As with the fool in King Lear, there is wisdom in his lunacy.
    • Yes, I was on the verge of lunacy, but it was only temporary.
    • That laugh, that insane laugh, that maniacal smirk as the madwoman's yellow eyes glinted with lunacy.
    • I prize my mental instability and nurture the lunacy which manifests itself within my cranium.
  • 2

    (act, instance)
    locura feminine
    • This little masterpiece has its lunacies (why is it necessary for the memories to be restaged and turned into film clips?) and its limitations.
    • The government has also tried to pass some horrendous law to justify their original lunacy, but it was rejected, in case people haven't noticed.
    • Thus, while we casually mock the lunacies of the past, some people, notably mainstream journalists, nod soberly at the lunacies of the present.
    • This might sound like a contradiction of terms or simply lunacy.
    • Obviously, the title of ‘best restaurant in the world’ is subjective to the point of lunacy.
    • Of course, someone had to file a lawsuit, which serves only to elevate this already overblown subject to new heights of lunacy.
    • The American people are powerless to stop any of this lunacy.
    • They should deal with operational matters only, and not start to get into the madness and lunacy of policy setting.
    • Do you begin to see the total lunacy of letting these people have any say over school science curricula?
    • The present situation is one of sheer greed and lunacy.
    • A couple weeks ago, I was chided by a couple of readers for only attacking rightwing lunacy and leaving leftwing lunacy alone.
    • Even those who never believed that the lunacies of the seventies and early eighties had been entirely eradicated - evidence to the contrary has been accumulating for several years - did not predict the recent chain reaction of violence.
    • Perhaps, if his presence is counter-productive in the squad, talk of him being forced out shouldn't be so readily dismissed as outright lunacy.
    • Because the lunacy of the current course of action is so extreme, the need for intimidating propaganda is concomitantly high.
    • Competing with Asian and European automakers by building American versions of what the opposition already offers is lunacy.
    • Unfortunately, the play was ‘a crude attempt to satirize the lunacies of Hollywood’ and lasted fewer than fifty performances.
    • Writing from the perspective of an intelligent though lonely and bewildered child, he uses incisive humour to expose the lunacies, vagaries and hypocrisies of traditional and alternative belief systems.
    • It's an idealistic and moral endeavour, which apparently means that it's perceived as lunacy by some.
    • Your first thought might be to regard this as utter lunacy.
    • I always thought it was sheer lunacy, but have recently been beginning to question that assumption.