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insane

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈseɪn/

Translation of insane in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (mad) demente, loco they drive you insane te enloquecen, te sacan de quicio
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (foolish) insensato it's an insane idea es una locura, es una idea descabellada you must be insane tú debes (de) estar loco, tú debes (de) estar chiflado or tocado [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • 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.

plural noun/nombre plural

  • the insane los enfermos mentales (before noun/delante del nombre) insane asylum (American English/inglés norteamericano) [dated/anticuado] manicomio (masculine)

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