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Synonyms for insaneɪnˈseɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insane(adj)

    afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

    "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

    harebrained, mad

    in their right minds(p), of sound mind(p), lucid, in her right mind(p), sane, in his right mind(p), compos mentis(p), wise

  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"

    mad, insane, unhinged, sick, disturbed, excited, demented, harebrained, crazy, unrestrained, delirious, brainsick, huffy, unbalanced, sore, frantic

    sane, in her right mind(p), in their right minds(p), wise, of sound mind(p), in his right mind(p), compos mentis(p), lucid


  1. insane(adjective)


  2. insane(adjective)

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


  3. insane(adjective)

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


  4. insane(adjective)

    Causing insanity or madness.


  5. insane(adjective)

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


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insane(a.)

    deranged, crazy, crazed, lunatic, mad, distracted, demented, delirious, out of one's mind, out of one's head, out of one's senses, out of one's wits

Translations for insane

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مجنونArabic
  • šílenýCzech
  • sindssygDanish
  • geisteskrank, verrückt, wahnsinnigGerman
  • παράφρων, τρελόςGreek
  • enfermo mental, insanoSpanish
  • مجنون, دیوانهPersian
  • mielenvikainen, hulluFinnish
  • fou, malsain, dément, démentiel, dérangé, délirant, dérangeant, aberrant, chimériqueFrench
  • पागलHindi
  • bolond, elmebeteg, őrültHungarian
  • sinting, edan, gilaIndonesian
  • folle, insano, pazzoItalian
  • 気が狂った, 頭がおかしい, 狂しいJapanese
  • dēmēns, īnsānusLatin
  • traks, vājprātīgs, ārprātīgsLatvian
  • gestoord, waanzinnigDutch
  • szaleńczy, szalony, obłąkanyPolish
  • لېونیPashto, Pushto
  • doido, insano, louco, débil mental, enlouquecedorPortuguese
  • himeric, demențial, nebună, înnebunitor, delirant, dezechilibrat psihic, nebun, nebunesc, alienat mintalRomanian
  • невменяемый, сумасшедший, душевнобольнойRussian
  • baliwTagalog
  • پاگلUrdu
  • điên, cuồngVietnamese
  • מעשוגעYiddish

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