Among the names of the Newtown victims is Dawn Hochsprung, an energetic educator who died trying to subdue the crazed shooter.
Perhaps the only other role he gave as much to is that of the crazed preacher in The Night of the Hunter.
He leaves his tanning bed for a meeting with his caucus only to find himself in a Tea Party tank of crazed ideologues.
The subject of a documentary at SXSW, she breaks her silence on going out with the band, crazed fans, and Beatlemania.
It was festive and crazed but never mere bedlam; Fallon is too disciplined and too conservative to allow that.
It seemed that ordinary watchfulness would not avail against Paul's crazed, homicidal mania.
I thought he must be crazed by over-study, and I could only sit and stare at him, open-mouthed.
Their friends and relatives who came to search for them were crazed and hysterical and needed our attention.
A crazed creatur on a white horse galloped up an' dispersed 'em.
He saw against the wall the wounded, crazed Assistant Secretary, with blood pouring from his wound.
mid-14c., crasen, craisen "to shatter," probably Germanic and perhaps ultimately from a Scandinavian source (e.g. Old Norse *krasa "shatter"), but entering English via an Old French form (cf. Modern French écraser). Original sense preserved in crazy quilt pattern and in reference to pottery glazing (1832). Mental sense perhaps comes via transferred sense of "be diseased or deformed" (mid-15c.), or it might be an image. Related: Crazed; crazing.
late 15c., "break down in health," from craze (v.) in its Middle English sense; this led to a noun sense of "mental breakdown," and by 1813 to the extension to "mania, fad," or, as The Century Dictionary (1902) defines it, "An unreasoning or capricious liking or affectation of liking, more or less sudden and temporary, and usually shared by a number of persons, especially in society, for something particular, uncommon, peculiar, or curious ...."