Lunatic is a term referring to a person who is seen as mentally ill, dangerous, foolish,[1][2] or crazy—conditions once attributed to "lunacy". The word derives from lunaticus meaning "of the moon" or "moonstruck".[3][4][5]

From The Women's Library: Suffrage Collection; Created by the Suffrage Atelier
A suffragist postcard depicting a lunatic, symbolized by a moon.

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