French translation of 'insanity'
1. (clinical) folie f
2. [of situation, behaviour] absurdité f
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Example Sentences Including 'insanity'
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It's a very curious form of collective insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sport, like life, is about mastering the art of temporary insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A temporary insanity may ensue.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I think we take drugs to enjoy a temporary period of insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You should have grabbed a fork and jabbed her in the bottom, then pleaded temporary insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
At his trial, his revolutionary defence of partial insanity succeeded and presented the government of the day with a problem.The Sun (2011)
But I don't think the insanity defence will do his lawyers much good.The Sun (2013)
He is expected to plead insanity in a bid to avoid murder charges.The Sun (2013)
Perhaps she was overcome by the heat, or more probably it was just a moment of temporary insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The only defence for either man would be to plead insanity.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
What terrible, collective insanity has overtaken this country?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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'insanity' in Other Languages
British English: insanity NOUN
Insanity is the state of being insane.
The film is a powerful study of a woman's descent into insanity.
Translation of insanity from the Collins English to French Dictionary