free from mental derangement; having a sound, healthy mind: a sane person.
having or showing reason, sound judgment, or good sense: sane advice.
- sanely, adverb
- saneness, noun
- non·sane, adjective
- non·sane·ly, adverb
- non·sane·ness, noun
- sane , Seine
Other definitions for SANE (2 of 2)
a private nationwide organization in the U.S., established in 1957, that opposes nuclear testing and advocates international peace.
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How to use sane in a sentence
Indeed, it turns seemingly capable and sane public figures into raving lunatics, uninterested in solving real problems.
It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that the Selk’bag has kept me sane these past couple months, allowing me to attend outdoor social gatherings I would normally forego or leave early, shivering.
Stay safe and stay sane, and we’ll enjoy watching the rest of the election with you.8 Tips To Stay Sane In The Final 15 Days Of The Campaign | Nate Silver (email@example.com) | October 18, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
While Katie Miller has already had Covid-19, the news serves as a stark reminder of why, in a sane world, Pence’s repeated exposures to the virus would prompt him to quarantine.The fight over plexiglass dividers at the VP debate is a microcosm of Pence’s coronavirus failures | Aaron Rupar | October 7, 2020 | Vox
So save yourself those extra minutes of snack prep, with a few ESSENCE approved options that will help everyone stay happy, and have you stay sane at the same time.
But you wonder how even the sane keep from losing their minds when you step into a cell—or rather a cage—at Graterford.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On | Tina Brown | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Iconic looks include the metallic and asymmetrical bodysuits from the Aladdin sane tour, the ice-blue suit from the Life on Mars?
And so, like any sane male, I let “it grow”, five days maybe six or seven.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point | Tim Teeman | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But will marriage to this ‘nice guy’ and a new baby be enough to keep Charlene sane – or make her happy – in Monaco?
The mad tend to crave it, many of the sane crave it, but the wise worry about its long-term side effects.David Mitchell’s ‘The Bone Clocks’ Is Fun But Mostly Empty Calories | William O’Connor | September 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
You'll be a heap more sane when you get that old, wild-west notion, that every man should be a law unto himself, out of your head.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
In the last few weeks his sane and normal self seemed to have shrunk within him.Uncanny Tales | Various
No sane man but could see that, under the circumstances, such a move was quite out of the question.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
The book seems destined to live longer than any written by the author to date, because it is so sane and so fundamentally true.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for sane
sound in mind; free from mental disturbance
having or showing reason, good judgment, or sound sense
- sanely, adverb
- saneness, noun
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