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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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2. insane

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈseɪn'] very foolish.

Synonyms

  • harebrained
  • foolish

Antonyms

  • equal
  • coherent
  • logical

Etymology

  • insanus (Latin)

3. asylum

noun. ['əˈsaɪləm'] a shelter from danger or hardship.

Synonyms

  • shelter
  • harbour
  • safe house
  • safehold
  • harbor
  • refuge

4. asylum

noun. ['əˈsaɪləm'] a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person.

Synonyms

  • nuthouse
  • Bedlam
  • crazy house
  • infirmary
  • madhouse
  • institution
  • mental institution
  • sanatorium
  • insane asylum
  • snake pit
  • mental home
  • mental hospital
  • booby hatch
  • psychiatric hospital
  • cuckoo's nest
  • funny house
  • loony bin
  • hospital
  • nut house

Antonyms

  • increase
  • insecurity
  • divest
  • show

Example sentences of the word insane-asylum


1. Noun Phrase
Catering to children 10 and older, the haunted house features zombies, clowns and strobe lights amid such settings as a butcher shop and insane asylum.

2. Noun Phrase
The Madness of Oakhurst Asylum allows visitors to walk through a haunted insane asylum, where fictional patients undergo psycho invasive surgeries that turn them into homicidal maniacs.

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