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  1. insaneadjective

    afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

    "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

    harebrained, mad

    in their right minds(p), of sound mind(p), lucid, in her right mind(p), sane, in his right mind(p), compos mentis(p), wise

  2. harebrained, insane, madadjective

    very foolish

    "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

    mad, unhinged, sick, disturbed, excited, demented, harebrained, crazy, unrestrained, delirious, brainsick, huffy, unbalanced, sore, frantic

    sane, in her right mind(p), in their right minds(p), wise, of sound mind(p), in his right mind(p), compos mentis(p), lucid

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  1. insaneadjective

    deranged, crazy, crazed, lunatic, mad, distracted, demented, delirious, out of one's mind, out of one's head, out of one's senses, out of one's wits

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  1. insaneadjective

    demented, crazy, mad, deranged, delirious, dementate, paranoiac

    sane, rational

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  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Popular Christianity has for its emblem a gibbet, for its chief sensation a sanginary execution after torture, for its central mystery is an insane vengeance bought off by a trumpery expiation. But there is a nobler and profounder Christianity which affirms the sacred mystery of equality and forbids the glaring futility and folly of vengeance.

  2. Tony Kushner:

    What used to be called liberal is now called radical, what used to be called radical is now called insane, what used to be called reactionary is now called moderate, and what used to be called insane is now called solid conservative thinking.

  3. John Lennon:

    Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.

  4. Thomas Filingeri:

    In these insane times I've come to realize that insanity is being celebrated more and more. I'm not talking about the ones in the insane asylums, but about those who are continuing to use insane ideas to gain followers.

  5. Justice Melissa Jackson:

    You knew exactly what you were doing, you were not insane at the time you killed your father. You were not insane then. You are not insane now.

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