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sane

sane

 
pronunciation:
seIn
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: saner, sanest
definition 1: having a healthy mind.
synonyms:
rational
antonyms:
crazy, insane, mad
similar words:
normal, reasonable, responsible, right, sound, stable
definition 2: sound; reasonable.
Jared made a sane decision when he decided to leave the wild party.
synonyms:
rational, reasonable, sensible
antonyms:
crazy, insane
similar words:
logical, practical, realistic
derivation: sanely (adv.)
Homophone Note
The words sane and seine (a fishing net) sound alike but have different meanings.
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The word sane contains the following part:
san Latin root that means health
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