Deluded vs Deranged - What's the difference?

deluded | deranged |


As adjectives the difference between deluded and deranged

is that deluded is being affected by delusions while deranged is disturbed or upset, especially mentally.

As verbs the difference between deluded and deranged

is that deluded is (delude) while deranged is (derange).

deluded

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Being affected by delusions.
  • He was deluded to think that she cared in the slightest.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (delude)
  • deranged

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • disturbed or upset, especially mentally
  • * July 18 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-dark-knight-rises-review-batman,82624/]
  • Though Bane’s sing-song voice gives his pronouncements a funny lilt, he doesn’t have any of the Joker’s deranged wit, and Nolan isn’t interested in undercutting his seriousness for the sake of a breezier entertainment.
  • insane
  • Synonyms

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (derange)
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