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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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If she were insane they would observe it in her letters.
I have a bed every single night, it's insane," she said.
The 11-strong Airdrie Insane group is among nine organisations and individuals to benefit from the latest round of creativity awards from the national nurturing talent fund.
com)-- Insane Realm Radio is excited to announce that we are going to be holding a 24-hour Fundraising Marathon with all proceeds going directly to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation.
In a video posted on Wednesday, Wurtzbach said the online support she has been getting from fans was insane.
Testamentary incapacity, undue influence, and insane delusions are recurring doctrines in the context of an impaired, weakened, or confused individual leaving a will, the validity of which comes under question.
SHUTTER ISLAND Channel 4, 9pm A US marshal, traumatised by his past, heads to a hospital for the criminally insane on a remote island to investigate the disappearance of a woman who murdered her children.
That overcrowding, here and in many asylums of the time, gave rise to great concern about the treatment of the insane.
They have the attitude of, The time is now to do it, and they are none other than Test Insane.
ONE group is known for their insane wrestling, the other for their insane nights out - so bringing them together was bound to result in fireworks.
A Friends of the Earth spokesman said: "To be zigzagging across Europe in a private jet at taxpayers' expense is insane and shows why this is one of the least green governments ever.
What makes ICW different from ordinary wrestling I couldn't honestly say and all the fighters seem incredibly sweet rather than insane.