sane


sane

adjective \ˈsān\

: having a healthy mind : able to think normally

: based on reason or good judgment : rational or sensible

san·ersan·est

Full Definition of SANE

1
:  proceeding from a sound mind :  rational
2
:  mentally sound; especially :  able to anticipate and appraise the effect of one's actions
3
:  healthy in body
sane·ly adverb
sane·ness \ˈsān-nəs\ noun

Examples of SANE

  1. No sane person could do something so horrible.
  2. Leaving was the only sane option she had.

Origin of SANE

Latin sanus healthy, sane
First Known Use: 1628

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

sane

adjective \ˈsān\   (Medical Dictionary)
san·ersan·est

Medical Definition of SANE

1
: free from hurt or disease : healthy
2
: mentally sound; especially : able to anticipate and appraise the effect of one's actions
3
: proceeding from a sound mind <sane behavior>
sane·ly adverb

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