What does Sanity mean?

Definitions for Sanityˈsæn ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanity, saneness(noun)

    normal or sound powers of mind


  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

  2. Origin: [L. sanitas, from sanus sound, healthy. See Sane.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sanity

    san′i-ti, n. state of being sane: soundness of mind or body. [L. sanitassanus, sane.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. sanity

    The ability to do team-work.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sanity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sanity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Susan Sontag:

    Sanity is a cozy lie.

  2. George Santayana:

    Sanity is a madness put to good use.

  3. Marabeth Madsen:

    Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness.

  4. John Russell:

    Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

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