Sane in a sentence

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Definition of Sane

  • Being in a healthy condition; not deranged; acting rationally; -- said of the mind.
  • Mentally sound; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge of the effect of one's actions in an ordinary maner; -- said of persons.
  • mentally healthy; free from mental disorder

How to use sane in a sentence. Sane pronunciation.

There is no worse indictment of human intelligence than the great compliment we pay certain persons when we call them sane.
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Solomin is sane, and seems therefore untrue to life.
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A month after Ada's confinement he once more acted a sane part, and announced by letter that he would die rather than continue living with his wife.
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He tried his hand occasionally at deciphering ancient inscriptions, reading them as people seem to read the stars, by discovering bears and bulls and swords and goats where, as it seems to me, no sane human being can see anything but stars higgledy-piggledy.
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The good news has just come to hand, however, that a band of Church of England missionaries, despatched by the Bishop of ZANZIBAR, has now entered the country; and it is delightful to contemplate the beneficent result that may be expected from their broadminded attitude and their sane teaching on the subject of the brotherhood of man.
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In his view a tub once a week was all that any sane person should need.
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The answer is, as I believe, that the Apostles and Evangelists were sane men: men in their right minds, wise, calm; conducting themselves (save in the matter of committing sins) like other human beings, as befitted the disciples of that Son of Man who came eating and drinking, and was therefore called by the ascetics of his time a gluttonous man, and a wine-bibber: whereas these monks were not (as I have said elsewhere) in their right minds at all.
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Nay, far from it, neither is God pleased with such conduct nor would any sane man approve of it.
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But one mark of a writer's greatness is that different minds can find in him different inspirations; and Professor Erlin, who hated the Prussians, gave his enthusiastic admiration to Goethe because his works, Olympian and sedate, offered the only refuge for a sane mind against the onslaughts of the present generation.
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She addressed her conversation almost exclusively to him, and there was something flattering in the way she appealed constantly to his sane judgment.
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He seemed sane enough when I saw him.
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Through the formation of sane, health-promoting habits I can avoid having my usefulness diminished and my happiness impaired by the consequences of my own folly.
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He knew that on many occasions he was on the verge of lunacy, because he could not help indulging in half-delirious visions of Captain Johns being picked up by the scruff of the neck and dropped over the taffrail into the ship's wake-the sort of thing no sane sailorman would think of doing to a cat or any other animal, anyhow.
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When I have perished on your altar, the whole world will be sane.
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That any sane girl should hate Christmas was incomprehensible.
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He seemed, as usual, to be most convincingly sane.
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He was so sane, she thought, so calm.
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However, I rather expected that you would remain sane and reasonably humble until you'd had a real success.
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Two qualities which were very dear to him he designated as sane and safe, and he had hitherto regarded his counsel as the sanest and safest of men.
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To speak strictly, not one man in a hundred is perfectly sane even as to his mind.
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Examples of Sane

Example #1
Solomin is sane, and seems therefore untrue to life.
Example #2
In every scene, whether among the affected aristocrats or among the futile revolutionists, Solomin appears to advantage.
Example #3
It is seldom that Turgenev reminds us of Dickens; but Sipyagin and his wife might belong to the great Dickens gallery, though drawn with a restraint unknown to the Englishman.
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There is no worse indictment of human intelligence than the great compliment we pay certain persons when we call them sane.
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As it was fine autumn weather he went down to a seaside place, where his Canterbury relatives and the little boy joined him for a holiday of several weeks.
Example #6
The necessity of passing long evenings made him haunt places of entertainment, and he sometimes had recourse to drink,-he by nature the soberest of men,-in fear of what awaited him on his tardy appearance at Brixton.