normal or sound powers of mind
The condition of being sane.
Reasonable and rational behaviour.
Origin: sanitas, from sanus + -itas. See sane, -ity
the condition or quality of being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind; saneness
Origin: [L. sanitas, from sanus sound, healthy. See Sane.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
san′i-ti, n. state of being sane: soundness of mind or body. [L. sanitas—sanus, sane.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
The ability to do team-work.
The numerical value of Sanity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Sanity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity
To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.
Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be
They are seen as lesser beings, but the supposed insanity that is labeled on them is not any worse than the sanity outside.
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