Definitions for Sanityˈsæn ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

san•i•tyˈsæn ɪ ti(n.)

  1. the state of being sane.

  2. soundness of judgment.

Origin of sanity:

1400–50; late ME sanite < L sānitās. See sane , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanity, saneness(noun)

    normal or sound powers of mind

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sanity(noun)ˈsæn ɪ ti

    ≠ insanity

    doctors questioning his sanity

  2. sanityˈsæn ɪ ti

    ≠ insanity

    She attempted to bring some sanity back to the confusion.


  1. sanity(Noun)

    The condition of being sane.

  2. sanity(Noun)

    Reasonable and rational behaviour.

  3. Origin: sanitas, from sanus + -itas. See sane, -ity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanity(noun)

    the condition or quality of being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind; saneness


  1. Sanity

    Sanity refers to the soundness, rationality and healthiness of the human mind, as opposed to insanity. A person is sane if he/she is rational. In modern society, the terms have become exclusively synonymous with compos mentis, in contrast with non compos mentis, or insane, meaning troubled conscience.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. sanity

    The ability to do team-work.

Anagrams of Sanity

  1. satiny

Translations for Sanity

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the state or quality of being sane

I am concerned about her sanity.

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