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noun [uncountable] sanity pronunciation in British English /ˈsænəti/
  1. 1
    the ability to think and speak in a reasonable way and to behave normally
    doubt your sanity (=think you may be mentally ill): I was beginning to doubt my own sanity.
    keep/lose your sanity (=remain/not remain in good mental health): Poulton knew that if he wanted to keep his sanity he would have to escape.
  2. 2
    behaviour that is reasonable or that people expect
    The manager had tried hard to bring sanity to the situation.


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