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moment/fit of madness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoment/fit of madnessmoment/fit of madnesswhen someone does something without thinking clearly In a moment of madness, I agreed to have the party at my house. madness
Examples from the Corpus
moment/fit of madnessGrandcourt finds Gwendolen screaming in a fit of madness.Francis made his will in a moment of madness.In a moment of madness Rosenoir kicked Alan Kernaghan as he lay on the ground.It was a moment of madness.A brief moment of madness, I admit.Just that one brief moment of madness ... Then the bitter tears of self-reproach.Essex are likely to fine Neil Foster for his moments of madness yesterday.He wondered if the bad blood of the d'Urbervilles was to blame for this moment of madness.
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