Insane and Mad


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Insane adjective – Having or showing a very abnormal or sick state of mind.
Usage example: only an insane person would intentionally jump off a skyscraper

Mad is a synonym for insane in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Mad" instead an adjective "Insane", when it comes to topics like sane, frenzied, foolish, desperate. informal substitute
Nearby Words: insanity, insanely
Synonyms for Insane


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Mad adjective – Having or showing a very abnormal or sick state of mind.
Usage example: the man who thinks he's been turned into a bug is clearly mad

Insane is a synonym for mad in ability topic. You can use "Insane" instead an adjective "Mad", if it concerns topics such as mental condition, sane, foolish, desperate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: madness, madly
Synonyms for Mad

Things that words describes

person insane person mad person
rage insane rage mad rage
obsession insane obsession mad obsession
man insane man mad man
Other nouns: people, wife, villain, version, emperor, father, tyrant, laughter, killer, scientist, stalker, sister, gods, mage, schemes, experiments, monsters.

Both words in one sentence

  • Characters / Friendship Is Magic: Redeemed With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: The Alicorn Amulet gives her tremendous power, but also turns her into a power-mad and insane despot.
  • You're Insane! Sometimes "mad," "crazy,", "out of your mind", or "sick in the head" may be substituted for "insane," but the nature of the trope is the same.
  • Dirk Gently doesn't live in a mad world, it's just that being a Weirdness Magnet makes it locally insane.
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