[ san-i-tee ]
/ ˈsæn ɪ ti /
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the state of being sane; soundness of mind.
soundness of judgment.
OTHER WORDS FOR sanity
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How to use sanity in a sentence
It means individualism, a return to the primal sanities of the soul.John Greenleaf Whittier|W. Sloane Kennedy
Carlyle's work did consist in breaking through formulæ, old and new, to these old and silent and ironical sanities.Varied Types|G. K. Chesterton
Perhaps he had been sent to tempt me from my adherence to those sanities and certainties which I had defended earlier in the day.Tremendous Trifles|G. K. Chesterton
Its sanities are stark madness to the matter-of-fact man of affairs.The Quiver, 2/1900|Various
That recalled him to his dear garden and the homely sanities that awaited him.Rose MacLeod|Alice Brown
British Dictionary definitions for sanity
/ (ˈsænɪtɪ) /
the state of being sane
good sense or soundness of judgment
Word Origin for sanity
C15: from Latin sānitās health, from sānus healthy
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