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Definition of Insane

Insane

  1. Exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.
  2. Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.
  3. Causing insanity or madness.
  4. Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.

Insane Quotations

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allan Poe

'Crazy' is a term of art; 'Insane' is a term of law. Remember that, and you will save yourself a lot of trouble.
Hunter S. Thompson

Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.
John Lennon

I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
Will Smith

The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Nikola Tesla
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Insane Translations

insane in Afrikaans is mal
insane in Dutch is gek, dolzinnig, krankzinnig, dol
insane in Finnish is hullu
insane in French is fou
insane in Latin is demens, inasnum
insane in Norwegian is sinnsyk
insane in Portuguese is insano
insane in Swedish is vansinnig, sinnessjuk, tokig