Translation of insanity in Spanish:

insanity

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsænəti/

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  • 1.1 (madness) demencia (f)
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    • In practice, the effect of this strict approach has not been greatly to swell the numbers of people pleading insanity.
    • There's something about this place that breeds great madness and insanity.
    • The trial judge ruled that this was a defence of insanity, whereupon she pleaded guilty and appealed.
    1.2 (foolishness) locura (f), insensatez (f)
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    • But the show does capture the various insanities and absurdities of his life, and is filled with clips of his more outrageous outfits.
    • Sarcasm raises its ugly head between all your sacred rites and ceremonies, but you cling on to your methodical insanities.
    • Yet, one has to wonder how National, despite the multitude of Labour insanities, only leads by one point.

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