Definition of 'sanity'
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Police said his crimes caused one victim to question her own sanity. The Sun (2015)We need to bring sanity back to the law. The Sun (2011)His wife and the villagers try in vain to bring him back to health and sanity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Have we lost all sense of sanity? The Sun (2014)Who knows how many pastors keep their sanity intact because of such outlets. Christianity Today (2000)The media could do a lot to restore sanity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this time no one with an ounce of sanity could question it. The Sun (2006)They will bring some sanity back to our immigration system. The Sun (2011)Nails it down middle to restore some sanity. The Sun (2016)Along the way we obviously had times when we questioned the sanity of our own foray into this world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And survive with her sanity intact. The Sun (2013)One key to restoring fiscal sanity is a long-overdue effort to encourage citizens to pay their taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In these circumstances, belief in the afterlife was perhaps necessary to preserve sanity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It brought him solace, sanity and a sense of purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They need to make themselves out to be the passive victim, if only to preserve their sanity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I have to force myself to take time for my health and my sanity. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Fiscal sanity is no panacea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For the sake of the health and sanity of the rest of us, his successor needs to make the system work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'sanity'
British English: sanity NOUN
A person's sanity is their ability to think and behave normally and reasonably.
He and his wife finally had to move from their apartment just to preserve their sanity.
Definition of sanity from the Collins English Dictionary
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