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Amok

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Amok

1. A culture-bound mental disorder originally observed in Malaya in which the subject becomes dangerously maniacal (running amok).

2. Colloquialism denoting maniacal, wild, or uncontrolled behaviour threatening injury to others.

Synonym: amuck.

Origin: native word