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    Looky what I found in the Funk 'n' Wagnalls

    lumatic adjective lu'ma tik

    1. a: so enthralled with lume as to be functionally insane <his lumatic desire to own only the brightest watches>

    b. pertaining to lume-related insanity <lumatic asylum>

    lumatic noun

    1. one stricken with lumacy <the poor lumatic expended vast amounts of money in pursuit of nighttime brightness>

    From middle high Fallopian lhumos 'inane'; from Etrusco-Verbosian leumub 'childish'. First attested 1271.




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