What does insane mean?

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ɪnˈseɪnin·sane

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insane(adj)

    afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

    "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

  2. harebrained, insane, mad(adj)

    very foolish

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

Wiktionary

  1. insane(Adjective)

    Exhibiting unsoundness or disorder of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted.

    Etymology: From insanus, from + .

  2. insane(Adjective)

    Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.

    Etymology: From insanus, from + .

  3. insane(Adjective)

    Causing insanity or madness.

    Etymology: From insanus, from + .

  4. insane(Adjective)

    Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.

    Etymology: From insanus, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insane(adj)

    exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2

    Etymology: [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.]

  2. Insane(adj)

    used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital

    Etymology: [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.]

  3. Insane(adj)

    causing insanity or madness

    Etymology: [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.]

  4. Insane(adj)

    characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc

    Etymology: [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.]

Freebase

  1. INSANE

    INSANE is a proprietary INteractive Streaming ANimation Engine developed at LucasArts, primarily by programmer/game designer Vincent Lee. Using custom video compression technology, it greatly compresses moving images so that high quality full-screen videos can be displayed even in hi-res graphics modes on the PC. An early version was first developed for Star Wars: Rebel Assault, and was followed by a much enhanced version in Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire and then in Full Throttle, Outlaws, and The Dig. It was also used in the 1998 games Star Wars: Droid Works, Mysteries of the Sith, and Mortimer and The Riddles of the Medallion, and its compression technology was incorporated into Star Wars: Behind the Magic, Star Wars Episode I - Insider's Guide, and Jar Jar's Journey Adventure Book. The use for Full Throttle caused some problems since INSANE was intended to be photorealistic, contrasting to the general cartoony feeling. The rendered environment had to be scaled down to match to the rest of the game world. Later enhancements were made to the compression technology to optimize it for the cartoon style imagery used in Outlaws.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insane

    in-sān′, adj. not sane or of sound mind: crazy: mad: utterly unwise: senseless: causing insanity—(Shak.) 'insane root,' prob. hemlock or henbane.—adv. Insane′ly.—ns. Insane′ness, insanity: madness; Insa′nie (Shak.) insanity; Insan′ity, want of sanity: an alteration in all or any of the functions of the brain, unfitting a man for affairs, and rendering him dangerous to himself and others: madness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insane in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of insane in a Sentence

  1. William Smith:

    It honestly controlled me, it's almost like I was going insane.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Right now, people on the no-fly list can walk into a store and buy a gun, that is insane.

  3. Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, Scream:

    You keep changin' the rules and I can't play the game. I can't take it much longer. I think I might go insane.

  4. Mike Vigil:

    It shocks me how insane they were, they walked right into a coiled rattlesnake without even having minimally studied the capacity of the Venezuelan armed forces. Theres no way the U.S. government wouldve supported an operation like this.

  5. Herman Melville, Billy Budd, Sailor:

    Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort.

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