Translation of insane in Spanish:

insane

demente, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈseɪn//ɪnˈseɪn/

adjective

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    (mad)
    demente
    loco
    they drive you insane te sacan de quicio
    • Had I just gone mentally insane, or was I holding four crisp one hundred dollar bills in my hand?
    • The wife was certifiably insane and had spoken of committing suicide on many occasions.
    • But them my parents would think I was mentally insane, and send me off to some special school.
    • No one actually accuses me of being insane, at least not to my face.
    • The man who was slowly becoming more and more insane in Jesse's mind smiled brightly at his words.
    • Why a beautiful women would want to work around mentally insane men all day was something Rachel would never be able to figure out.
    • He cannot prove to me that I am insane, for my mind has the same defect that afflicts his.
    • It was one of those awkward silences that made me want to scream and break my mirror to prevent myself from going insane.
    • When you say diminished state, I mean, I haven't heard any sign that he had a mental defect or was insane.
    • Her mind told her she was insane, but her instincts were guiding her now.
    • Now I am finding out that he was telling people at work that I'm insane.
    • This contrasts the twisted behaviour of the degenerate, sociopathic, perhaps insane killer that's thrown into the mix.
    • Seriously, who expects me to really go in and converse with such an insane psycho?
    • Abortion has given way to euthanasia, and euthanasia shall give way to the killing of the criminally and mentally insane.
    • And anyway, why would we consider Nietzsche's writings the product of an insane mind?
    • They intend to argue that he is too sick to defend himself, while denying that he is mentally incompetent or insane.
    • Honestly, I don't see how I could make my social life dependent on just one person without going insane.
    • Their country was like a man who was losing a great battle, and in his mad and insane mind he was forced to do rash things.
    • She laughed, her eyes weren't focused and she seemed to have lost her mind and gone insane.
    • An unspoken agreement seemed to pass between them that they were all certifiably insane.
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    (foolish)
    insensato
    it's an insane idea es una locura
    • you must be insane tú debes (de) estar loco
    • I am baffled at the ridiculous insane media coverage.
    • He rebels by breaking free of the role by doing senseless, insane things despite his obvious talent.
    • The idea that we treat these people as if they're mindless children is insane and deadly.
    • In these circumstances it is insane and illogical that we persist with youth football in darkest winter.
    • At the same time, all this does is alienate liberal supporters who are perplexed by her insane and pointless maneuvring.
    • But all the same I gave it to him without wetting my pants of muttering something stupid and insane.
    • For people to go out and say my agent made a mistake is utterly ridiculous and insane.

plural noun

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    the insane los enfermos mentales
    • before noun insane asylum manicomio