Examples of sanity in a Sentence
People have begun to doubt his sanity.
She is the mother of six children but somehow keeps her sanity.
The sanity of the decision was never in question.
Recent Examples of sanity from the Web
But for the sake of your sanity, do not live with him under these conditions.
One moment of military sanity returns when the rebels try to use junky vehicles to attack the army.
In reality, these debit cards can pose a big risk to your finances and your sanity.
Skaters, for the sake of their sanity, seemed disinclined to pay too much attention to the subtleties of a suit.
That novelty has worn off (much to my parents' relief for their daughter's sanity).
Jones hoped his Senate election would strike a blow for sanity, for coming together, for rising above partisanship.
Long car rides can be really tough with little kids and keeping them entertained is the key to sanity for the whole family.
The police are the difference between sanity and chaos.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sanity.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of sanity
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdaylights, head, marbles, reason, saneness, mind, wit (s)
Antonymsdementia, derangement, insanity, lunacy, madness, mania, unreason
Related Wordsrationality, reasonableness, sense; health, healthfulness, healthiness, wholesomeness; clearheadedness, lucidity, lucidness, normalcy, normality, soundness; wisdom
Near Antonymsdelusion, hallucination; delirium, frenzy, hysteria
SANITY Defined for English Language Learners
SANITY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sanity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).