- ins and outs,
Origin of insane
Examples from the Web for insanely
Of how incredibly petty the offense can be and how insanely disproportionate the retaliation can be.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stewed cabbage is insanely tender, vegetable-sweet, and more luxurious than cabbage has a right to be.
Indeed, it was as if investors collectively woke up and realized they had been giving the company an insanely rich valuation.
Sure, Tesla investors have pushed the stock up to levels that are insanely high and perhaps unsustainable.Tesla’s Rise Forces Other Automakers to Up Their Electric Car Game|Daniel Gross|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The agony of tech geeks came to an end, as Apple unveiled the two latest offerings in its insanely successful line of smartphones.Apple Introduces Cheaper and More Powerful New iPhones|Winston Ross|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were not upheavals of the ground, they were festering heaps of insanely growing, festering mushrooms and fungus.The Mad Planet|Murray Leinster
She only wished that Nadine Holt—who was still so insanely in love with her false lover—knew how treacherous he was.Pretty Madcap Dorothy|Laura Jean Libbey
Borckman immediately and insanely went back across the million years.Jerry of the Islands|Jack London
Your eyes are fixed on Valerie in a way that is enough to compromise her, and her husband is insanely jealous.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac
Her letter was not unkind to me, but altogether and insanely wrong as I considered.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- mentally deranged; crazy; of unsound mind
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the insane
1550s, from Latin insanus "mad, insane; outrageous, excessive, extravagant," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + sanus "well, healthy, sane" (see sane). Originally only of persons; of actions, from 1842. Cf. lunatic; and Italian pazzo "insane," originally a euphemism, from Latin patiens "suffering." German verrückt, literally past participle of verrücken "to displace," "applied to the brain as to a clock that is 'out of order' " [Buck]. The noun meaning "insane person" is attested from 1786.