demented etymology

English word demented comes from English accumulate, English mented

Detailed word origin of demented

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
mented English (eng)
demented English (eng) (informal) Crazy; ridiculous.. Insane or mentally ill.. Suffering from dementia.

Words with the same origin as demented

Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness accumulator bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate