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1. insane

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈseɪn'] afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement.

Synonyms

  • wacky
  • screwy
  • manic-depressive
  • around the bend
  • crackbrained
  • nutty
  • unhinged
  • unbalanced
  • schizophrenic
  • irrational
  • bats
  • haywire
  • certifiable
  • disturbed
  • half-crazed
  • moonstruck
  • certified
  • loony
  • crazed
  • brainsick
  • crazy
  • touched
  • sick
  • non compos mentis
  • cracked
  • psychotic
  • berserk
  • maniacal
  • buggy
  • unreasonable
  • dotty
  • loopy
  • maniac
  • idiotic
  • batty
  • psychopathological
  • amuck
  • kookie
  • mentally ill
  • mad
  • fruity
  • unstable
  • of unsound mind
  • amok
  • whacky
  • crackers
  • daft
  • barmy
  • possessed
  • demented
  • raving mad
  • bonkers
  • maniclike
  • round the bend
  • unsound
  • screw-loose
  • deranged
  • balmy
  • nuts
  • demoniac
  • hebephrenic
  • paranoid
  • fey
  • kooky
  • loco
  • wild
  • psychopathic
  • demoniacal
  • lunatic

Antonyms

  • rational
  • sane
  • tasteless
  • balanced

Etymology

  • insanus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Insane

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

How do you pronounce insane?

Pronounce insane as ˌɪnˈseɪn.

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Example sentences of the word insane


1. Adjective
They have immediate access to an insane array of gaming options.

2. Adverb
Drive him insane as he eats his green beans!

3. Noun, singular or mass
“The torque on the lower back is insane.”

Quotes containing the word insane


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

2. I'm going to do a lot of weird stuff that's not going to be like me prancing around like an insane 12-year-old. I showed everybody that side of me and I think it's time to do different stuff, even when it comes down to the type of humor. I want to do some drier, weirder stuff.
- Andy Milonakis

3. I have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

2. insane

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈseɪn'] very foolish.

Synonyms

  • harebrained
  • foolish

Antonyms

  • equal
  • coherent
  • logical

Etymology

  • insanus (Latin)
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