What does insane mean?

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ɪnˈseɪnin·sane

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insaneadjective

    afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

    "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. insaneadjective

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

  2. insaneadjective

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

  3. insaneadjective

    Causing insanity or madness.

  4. insaneadjective

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

  5. Etymology: From insanus, from +.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Insaneadjective

    Mad; making mad.

    Etymology: insanus, Latin.

    Were such things here as we do speak about?
    Or have we eaten of the insane root,
    That takes the reason prisoner? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

Wikipedia

  1. Insane

    Insane is a song by British band Texas and was the fifth and final single to be released from their fourth studio album White on Blonde. It was released as a double A-side with "Say What You Want (All Day, Every Day)" in 1998. The song was later included on their 2000 compilation album The Greatest Hits.

ChatGPT

  1. insane

    Insane refers to a state of severe mental illness or mental disorder, characterized by a significant impairment in one's ability to think, reason, or perceive reality. It is often marked by unpredictable or irrational behavior, delusions, hallucinations, or an inability to function in society.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insaneadjective

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

  2. Insaneadjective

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

  3. Insaneadjective

    causing insanity or madness

  4. Insaneadjective

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

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

Wikidata

  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. Donald Trump:

    We all have heart and we all want people taken care of, but with the problems our country has, to take in 250,000 -- some of whom are going to have problems, big problems -- is just insane. We have to be insane. Terrible.

  2. Angela Monet:

    Those who dance were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.

  3. Justin Zhen:

    The inbound inquiries from people asking about the dataset has been insane, i've never seen anything like it.

  4. Jane Starnes:

    That is not insanity. That is just cold, calculated capital murder, (Routh) is guilty of capital murder and he was not by any means insane.

  5. Donald Trump:

    With the problems our country has, to take in 250,000 people, some of whom are going to have problems, big problems, is just insane.

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