sanatorium[ san-uh-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF sanatorium
Synonyms for sanatorium
- booby hatch
- funny farm
- insane asylum
- laughing academy
- lunatic asylum
- mental health facility
- mental health institution
- mental hospital
- mental institution
- nut house
- padded cell
- psychiatric hospital
- psychiatric ward
- psycho ward
- rubber room
- snake pit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANATORIUM
As a sanatorium it might be of great value to the ships of the African Squadron.
She had heard him order the chauffeur to drive to the sanatorium.
At the sanatorium he had a bath and a good dinner, and made his rounds.
I'll stop to-morrow morning, child, on my way to the sanatorium, and take you over.
Napier will be the sanatorium of that side of the world one of these days.
Tell him I'll be back to-morrow with definite information about the sanatorium.
The important thing is to ship her off to a sanatorium immediately.
We heard later in the day that he was in the Sanatorium in a high fever.
He took us to a sanatorium that he knew about, where he said there was a good doctor; and so it proved.
About this sanatorium individual expressions of opinion have varied.
1839, Modern Latin, noun use of neuter of Late Latin adjective sanitorius "health-giving," from Latin sanat-, past participle stem of sanare "to heal," from sanus "well, healthy, sane" (see sane). Latin sanare is the source of Italian sanare, Spanish sanar.