adjective, san·er, san·est.
Origin of sane
Examples from the Web for 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?|Vijai Maheshwari|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He knew she would be working late as the saner minds in Congress sought to end the crisis.
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|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That, however, counts far less than the reach for a safer country with saner gun laws.
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|Robert Shrum|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Emile Zola
So prudent was he, that of his saner matrimonial project the world in general took no note.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
But was there no saner way of teaching him the lesson of patience?The Bible Unveiled|M. M. Mangasarian
British Dictionary definitions for saner
Word Origin for sane
Word Origin and History for saner
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.