Synonyms for sane
- all there
- both oars in water
- compos mentis
- having all marbles
- in one's right mind
- of sound mind
- playing with full deck
Antonyms for sane
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANE
"They're the only sane folks I've met among your friends," he had told his grandson.
In his sane moments he did not care a fig for anybody's birthday.
In company with my friend I set off for an al-fresco breakfast on the banks of the Sane.
A sane and sensible wave seemed to be sweeping the whole country.
Lunatics, she knew, could be quelled by the calm gaze of the sane human eye.
And the fancy was this: Are not the sane and the insane equal at night as the sane lie a dreaming?
The bigot is not he who knows he is right; every sane man knows he is right.
They kept him sane, by giving him something tangible, something inferior, to hate.
I who thought myself so strong, who was so proud of my sane reason!
You and I and the doctors and attendants are the only sane people in the place.
1721, back-formation from sanity or else from Latin sanus "sound, healthy," in figurative or transferred use, "of sound mind, rational, sane," also, of style, "correct;" of uncertain origin. Used earlier, of the body, with the sense of "healthy" (1620s). Related: Sanely.
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