Insane

In*sane"

(?), a. [L. insanus. See In- not, and Sane.] 1. Exhibiting unsoundness or disorder of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.
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2. Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.
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3. Causing insanity or madness. [R.]
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Or have we eaten on the insaneroot
That takes the reason prisoner ?
Shak.
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4. Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.
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I know not which was the insane measure.
Southey.
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