Examples of sane in a Sentence
No sane person could do something so horrible.
Leaving was the only sane option she had.
Recent Examples of sane from the Web
At UNC Medical Center, Hales received a series of blood tests, took prophylactic antibiotics, and went through the process of completing a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) report that documented her physical injuries.
From a numerical standpoint, what happens next is that the Chiron hits 122 mph about six-and-a-half seconds later and is then immediately hauled down to a sane speed thanks to 16-inch disc brakes that are the size of many cars’ entire wheels.
Rafael Nadal, who just won his record 10th French Open, has never scored the tour finals crown, and no sane person would claim this impacts his place among the all-time greats in any meaningful way.)
Blue's conclusion contradicts that of Dr. Sarah DeLand, the mental health expert hired by the defense, who found that Thornton was not legally sane when the children were killed.
All at the completely sane prices of $500 for the Android version, or $550 for Windows 10.
The good news is that there are now more discreet novelty flasks than you, or, me, or any sane person would have ever dreamed possible.
The epiphany was this: Lee had pulled me down into his special crazy place where dropping hundreds of dollars on flight sim accessories, all to play a single game, seemed like a totally normal and sane thing to do.
This is a safer place, a saner place, a place where surprise is welcome, disappointment is not distressing, where small joys suffice, a two-run inning is a celebration and a three-game winning streak is special.
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Origin and Etymology of sane
Latin sanus healthy, sane
First Known Use: 1628See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of sane
SANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sane for English Language Learners
: having a healthy mind : able to think normally
: based on reason or good judgment : rational or sensible
SANE Defined for Kids
Definition of sane for Students
1 : having a healthy and sound mind
2 : very sensible a sane policy
Legal Definition of sane
: mentally sound; specifically : able to understand one's actions and distinguish right from wrong
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