What does mad mean?

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  1. Insane; crazy, mentally deranged.
  2. (chiefly US; UK dated + regional) Angry, annoyed.
  3. Wildly confused or excited.
  4. Extremely foolish or unwise; irrational; imprudent.
  5. (colloquial, usually with for or about) Extremely enthusiastic about; crazy about; infatuated with; overcome with desire for.
  6. (of animals) Abnormally ferocious or furious; or, rabid, affected with rabies.
  7. (slang, chiefly Northeastern US) Intensifier, signifies an abundance or high quality of a thing; very, much or many.
  8. (of a compass needle) Having impaired polarity.
  1. (slang, New England, New York and Britain, dialect) Intensifier; to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly; very; unbelievably.
  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To be or become mad. [14th-19th c.]
  2. (now colloquial US) To madden, to anger, to frustrate. [from 15th c.]
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