sane

[seyn]
adjective, saner, sanest.
1.
free from mental derangement; having a sound, healthy mind: a sane person.
2.
having or showing reason, sound judgment, or good sense: sane advice.
3.
sound; healthy.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin sānus healthy

sanely, adverb
saneness, noun
nonsane, adjective
nonsanely, adverb
nonsaneness, noun

sane, Seine.


2. reasonable, sensible, judicious, level-headed.
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SANE

[seyn]
noun
a private nationwide organization in the U.S., established in 1957, that opposes nuclear testing and advocates international peace.

Origin:
official shortening of its by-name Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy

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sane (seɪn)
 
adj
1.  sound in mind; free from mental disturbance
2.  having or showing reason, good judgment, or sound sense
3.  obsolete healthy
 
[C17: from Latin sānus healthy]
 
'sanely
 
adv
 
'saneness
 
n

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sane
1721, back-formation from sanity. Used earlier, of the body, with the sense of "healthy" (1628).
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sane (sān)
adj.
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.


sane'ness n.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
SANE
sulfur and nitrogen emissions
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But if they are sane men, moved by motive, they are such stuff as anarchists are made of.
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