insane insane  /ɪn ˈseɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
  2. (adj) very foolish

Synonym(s)

mad

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Gerald Bolton, 35, has been in and out of insane asylums for 19 years.
  2. It was just like insane carpentry noises, hitting the walls like with a hammer.
  3. Gerald Bolton, 35, has been in and out of insane asylums for 19 years.

News

  1. African Village Woman Has Insane Soccer Juggling Skills

    Who needs context with skills like these? There are scant details available on this amazing feat of soccer juggling, but we do know two things: This allegedly takes place somewhere in Africa. This woman can head a ball better than you can.  The video of this woman’s insane juggling skill was spotted by Daniel Storey of Off The Post (via Next Impulse Sports ), who counts the number of times she ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. 9 Lessons From Phish and Insane Clown Posse For Deep Fan Engagement

    Pop culture author extraordinaire Nathan Rabin dove deep into the dual worlds of Phish and Insane Clown Posse over the course of two years. He emerged with a book-length portrait of two deeply misunderstood fan bases, and a rare insight into what binds them to the cultural institutions that they love. In their song, "Miracles," Insane Clown Posse asked a question that ignited the Internet’s ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  3. Nick Hanauer's Near Insane $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Proposal

    Nick Hanauer has repeated his call for a $15 an hour minimum wage in a Bloomberg Op/Ed piece. My apologies to Mr. Hanauer but this is a near insane idea. And it's a sufficiently bad idea that it's worth explaining in some detail why it is.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I want to send deepest love and prayers out to all of the families around the Gulf who are going through an insane time right now," Urban said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Keith Urban Source: FOXNews

  2. "I'm not a racist. That's what's so insane about this," Richards said, his tone becoming angry and frustrated as he defended himself.
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Michael Richards Source: Forbes

  3. "The set decoration is insane and beautiful. To think, in the first movie, we only had a ladder," Tisdale says. "Everything's bigger, from details like the wardrobe, because of how big the screen is, and the musical numbers are so much...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Ashley Tisdale Source: Newsweek

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