maniac vs. maniacal vs. manic – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Maniac

Definition:

an insane person

Examples:

What kind of maniac would set fire to the forest?

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Maniacal

Definition:

wildly disordered

Examples:

a maniacal frenzy

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Manic

Definition:

affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason

Examples:

outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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