insane

insane
in·sane adj: affected with insanity

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

insane
I adjective bereft of reason, certifiable, crazed, crazy, defected, delirious, demented, deranged, disordered, frenetic, frenzied, hysterical, incoherent, insensate, lunatic, mad, maniacal, manic, mental, mentally deranged, non compos mentis, of unsound mind, paranoiac, psychotic, raving, unsound, wandering, wild associated concepts: insanity defense, insanity plea II index deranged, lunatic, non compos mentis

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • insane — [ ɛ̃san ] adj. • 1784; angl. insane, lat. insanus 1 ♦ Littér. Qui n est pas sain d esprit; qui est contraire à la saine raison, au bon sens. ⇒ absurde, fou, insensé. « Le culte du Démon n est pas plus insane que celui de Dieu » (Huysmans). Des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • insane — insane, mad, crazy, crazed, demented, deranged, lunatic, maniac, non compos mentis are comparable in their general or nontechnical senses (for senses of corresponding nouns used technically see INSANITY) and as meaning afflicted by or manifesting …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Insane — 2011 Daten Standort Gröna Lund (Stockholm, Schweden) Typ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Insane — In*sane , a. [L. insanus. See {In } not, and {Sane}.] 1. Exhibiting unsoundness or disorder of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See {Insanity}, 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insane — (adj.) 1550s, from L. insanus mad, insane; outrageous, excessive, extravagant, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + sanus well, healthy, sane. Originally only of persons; of actions, from 1842. Cf. LUNATIC (Cf. lunatic); and It. pazzo insane,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • insane — [in sān′] adj. [L insanus] 1. not sane; mentally ill or deranged; demented; mad: not a technical term: see INSANITY ☆ 2. of or for insane people [an insane asylum] 3. very foolish, impractical, extravagant, etc.; senseless insanely adv …   English World dictionary

  • insane — [adj] mentally ill; foolish batty*, bizarre, cracked*, crazed, crazy, cuckoo*, daft, demented, derailed, deranged, fatuous, frenzied, idiotic, impractical, irrational, irresponsible, loony*, lunatic, mad, maniacal, mental, moonstruck*, nuts*,… …   New thesaurus

  • insane — ► ADJECTIVE 1) in or relating to an unsound state of mind; seriously mentally ill. 2) extremely foolish; irrational. DERIVATIVES insanely adverb insanity noun. ORIGIN Latin insanus, from in not + sanus healthy …   English terms dictionary

  • insane — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ It seems insane to cut the budget now. ▪ become, go ▪ He later …   Collocations dictionary

  • Insane — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Insane », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Insane peut avoir différentes… …   Wikipédia en Français

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