insane definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, displaying, or suffering from insanity.
    • Characteristic of or involving individuals afflicted with insanity: an insane laugh; insane babbling.
    • designed for use by these types of individuals: an insane asylum.
    • Immoderate; crazy: insane envy.
    • really foolish; ridiculous: took crazy dangers when driving.
    • Exhibiting unsoundness or condition of head; not sane; angry; deranged at heart; delirious; distracted.
    • employed by, or appropriated to, crazy individuals; because, an insane medical center.
    • Causing insanity or madness.
    • Characterized by insanity or even the maximum folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane program, attempt, etc.
    • Exhibiting unsoundness or condition of head; perhaps not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; sidetracked. See insanity, 2.
    • Used by, or appropriated to, crazy persons.
    • Causing insanity or madness.
    • Characterized by insanity or the maximum folly; chimerical; unpractical
    • extremely silly
    • suffering from or characteristic of psychological derangement
  • others:
    • maybe not sane; unsound or deranged in mind; crazy.
    • Characteristic of an individual mentally deranged; ergo, wild; insensate; mindless.
    • Devoted to the employment or proper care of the outrageous: since, an insane asylum.
    • Making outrageous; causing insanity.
    • Synonyms Crazed, lunatic, demented, maniacal.

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