Mentally ill and Unstable

Mentally ill

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Mentally ill adjective – Suffering from severe mental illness.
Unstable is a synonym for mentally ill. In some cases you can use "Unstable" instead an adjective phrase "Mentally ill".
Synonyms for Mentally ill


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Unstable adjective – Suffering from severe mental illness.
Mentally ill is a synonym for unstable in unbalanced topic. You can use "Mentally ill" instead an adjective "Unstable".
Nearby Word: unstably
Synonyms for Unstable

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  • Series / Cracked (series) Most of the mentally ill people shown are acting violently, but only because the taskforce is called in on police incidents involving emotionally unstable people.
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Unstable and Mentally ill. (2016). Retrieved 2020, February 29, from
Mentally ill & Unstable. N.p., 2016. Web. 29 Feb. 2020. <>.
Unstable or Mentally ill. 2016. Accessed February 29, 2020.

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