adjective, san·er, san·est.
Origin of sane
Synonyms for sane
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Contemporary Examples of saner
The heroes ride off into the sunset, leaving the work of rebuilding the world to saner minds unscarred by the horrors of war.Occupy Kiev: What Should Ukraine Do Now With The Heroes of the Maidan?
February 26, 2014
He knew she would be working late as the saner minds in Congress sought to end the crisis.Why House Stenographer Dianne Reidy Snapped
October 17, 2013
Christie is far behind, in third place in the GOP field, in the saner arena of New Hampshire.A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges
May 10, 2013
That, however, counts far less than the reach for a safer country with saner gun laws.Obama and Bloomberg Together May Unarm the NRA
February 15, 2013
From Dallas in 1963 to Aurora in 2012, we have been summoned to grief—and to a safer, saner society.For Obama, Romney, and America, Gun Control Is Dead
July 24, 2012
Historical Examples of saner
But the saner men among them saw that, as usual, Mazzini had 184 underrated the danger.
A saner politician would have been silent on the minor question.
He took his daily shower bath, and he felt himself stronger and saner.Doctor Pascal
So prudent was he, that of his saner matrimonial project the world in general took no note.The Divine Fire
But was there no saner way of teaching him the lesson of patience?The Bible Unveiled
M. M. Mangasarian
Word Origin for sane
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.