BERSERK By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Destructive or violent person. Norse word meaning bear shit. Warriors wore bear skins to battle and were fierce and fougth with fury and strength. BERSERK: "Joe went berserk when told his car had been stolen." Related Psychology Terms BERSERK EXTENSIONAL MEANING SEMANTIC DISSOCIATION KEY-WORD METHOD LEXICAL AMBIGUITY DENOTATIVE MEANING ACTUARIAL RISK ASSESSMENT SHADOWING CONFUSABILITY INDEX SYNONYM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BERSERK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/berserk-2/ (accessed October 20, 2021).