insanity

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ɪnˈsænɪti/
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Noun[change]

Singular
insanity

Plural
insanities

  1. (uncountable) Insanity is the condition of being seriously mentally ill and unable to perceive reality as other people do.
    The case had driven him to insanity.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Insanity is a situation that is very foolish.
    It was pure insanity to rebel at a time like this.

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