Definition of

Sanity

  1. (noun, state) normal or sound powers of mind

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Sanity

saneness

Antonyms of Sanity

insanity

Alternate forms of Sanity

Derivations: sane

Hyponyms: lucidity, rationality, reason, reasonableness

Hypernyms: mental health

Origin of the word Sanity

  1. early 15c., "healthy condition," from M.Fr. sanit? "health," from L. sanitas "health, sanity," from sanus "healthy, sane." Meaning "soundness of mind" first attested c.1600. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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