go insane

idiomatic phrase

sometimes offensive
: to become mentally unsound
If you don't stop making that noise, I'm going to go (completely) insane!
not used technically

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of go insane was in 1829

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Cite this Entry

“Go insane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20insane. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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