In*sane" (?), a. [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.]


Exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.


Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.


Causing insanity or madness.


Or have we eaten on the insaneroot That takes the reason prisoner ? Shak.


Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.

I know not which was the insane measure. Southey.


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