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insane

adjective bereft of reason, certifiable, crazed, crazy, delirious, demented, deranged, frenetic, frenzied, hysterical, incoherent, insensate, lunatic, mad, maniacal, manic, mental, mentally deranged, non compos mentis, of unsound mind, paranoiac, raving, unsound, wandering, wild
Associated concepts: insanity defense, insanity plea
See also: deranged, lunatic, non compos mentis

INSANE. One deprived of the use of reason, after he has arrived at the age when he ought to have it, either by a natural defect or by accident. Domat, Lois Civ. Lib. prel. tit. 2, s. 1, n. 11.

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DSM-5 Insanely Simplified: Unlocking the Spectrums within DSM-5 and ICD-10 by Steve Buser, MD and Leonard Cruz, MD available from innerQuest Books and Chiron Publications.
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It may be large, and the battery life is non-existent, but this is one insanely fast notebook.
I'm insanely proud of her as that was the biggest gig in the world.
The jobs are mostly awful, but she is also awful in them: "I somehow did everything wrong: dropped things, daydreamed, forgot what they said, and would get insanely angry when I was tired and be rude to the public.
Insignificance here contains its own raw, nutty profundity: Surely the real world is just as disorderly as the one Suzuki builds out of pulp and lust and discarded archetypes, just not so insanely beautiful.
In addition, there are many powerful beasts, like the maniacal Prince Frintezza, who controls an insanely scary monster called Scarlet von Halisha by playing an ornate organ in his lair, and the formidable Benom, who lurks in the depths of Rune castle.
Recorder Warwick McKinnon said: "You had become obsessed by her and insanely jealous of anyone with her.
Insanely jealous, Melinda joins forces with a devil-worshiping dropout named Laurie Tackett
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