sanity

[ san-i-tee ]
/ ˈsæn ɪ ti /

noun

the state of being sane; soundness of mind.
soundness of judgment.

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Origin of sanity

1400–50; late Middle English sanite < Latin sānitās. See sane, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM sanity

non·san·i·ty, nounsu·per·san·i·ty, nounun·san·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sanity

sanity
/ (ˈsænɪtɪ) /

noun

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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Medical definitions for sanity

sanity
[ sănĭ-tē ]

n.

The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
Soundness of judgment or reason.
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