- 1In a state of mind that prevents normal perception, behavior, or social interaction; seriously mentally ill: certifying patients as clinically insane he had gone insaneMás ejemplos en oraciones
mentally ill, mentally disordered, of unsound mind, certifiable; psychotic, schizophrenic; mad, deranged, demented, out of one's mind, non compos mentis, unhinged, unbalanced, unstable, disturbed, crazed• informal crazy, (stark) raving mad, not all there, bushed, bonkers, cracked, psycho, batty, cuckoo, loony, loopy, loco, nuts, screwy, bananas, crackers, wacko, off one's rocker, out of one's tree, around the bend, mad as a hatter, buggy• vulgar slang batshit
- And anyway, why would we consider Nietzsche's writings the product of an insane mind?
- But them my parents would think I was mentally insane, and send me off to some special school.
- It was one of those awkward silences that made me want to scream and break my mirror to prevent myself from going insane.
- 1.1(Of an action or quality) characterized or caused by madness: charging headlong in an insane frenzy his eyes glowing with insane furyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- There was an insane feeding frenzy going on inside the reception tent.
- He is propelled into an insane frenzy.
- He lay on his back, knocked down by Michelle's flying fists that connected with his jaw in an insane fury.
- 1.3(Of an action or policy) extremely foolish; irrational or illogical: she had an insane desire to giggleMás ejemplos en oraciones
- At the same time, all this does is alienate liberal supporters who are perplexed by her insane and pointless maneuvring.
- For people to go out and say my agent made a mistake is utterly ridiculous and insane.
- I am baffled at the ridiculous insane media coverage.
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- When I first saw it, I thought it was from some super fantastic and insanely expensive brand!
- No doubt if Brittany and Jess had have been there, they'd have been telling me to stop being so insanely stupid and make the most of it.
- He laughed as if the thought of it all was so insanely absurd, but true nonetheless.
mid 16th century: from Latin insanus, from in- 'not' + sanus 'healthy'.