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insane

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adjective in·sane \(ˌ)in-ˈsān\

Definition of insane

  1. 1 :  mentally disordered :  exhibiting insanity

  2. 2 :  used by, typical of, or intended for insane persons <an insane asylum>

  3. 3 :  absurd <an insane scheme for making money>

  4. 4 :  extreme 1

insanely adverb
insaneness play \-ˈsān-nəs\ noun


Examples of insane in a sentence

  1. The murderer was found to be criminally insane.

  2. She was insane with jealousy.

  3. He had an insane look in his eyes.

  4. She likes to drive at insane speeds.

  5. He had this insane idea that he could get rich by selling old computers.



Origin of insane

Latin insanus, from in- + sanus sane


First Known Use: circa 1550



INSANE Defined for Kids

insane

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adjective in·sane \in-ˈsān\

Definition of insane for Students

  1. 1 :  not normal or healthy in mind

  2. 2 :  used by or for people who are insane <an insane asylum>

  3. 3 :  very foolish or unreasonable

insanely adverb



Medical Dictionary

insane

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adjective in·sane \(ˈ)in-ˈsān\

Medical Definition of insane

  1. 1dated :  exhibiting a severely disordered state of mind

  2. 2:  used by, typical of, or intended for insane persons <an insane asylum>

insanely adverb



Law Dictionary

insane

adjective in·sane

Legal Definition of insane

  1. :  affected with insanity





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