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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


insanity

noun
     
in‧san‧i‧ty [uncountable]
1SCLMI the state of being seriously mentally ill, so that you cannot live normally in society [= madness]:
The court acquitted Campbell on the grounds of temporary insanity.
2 very stupid actions that may cause you serious harm [= lunacy]:
Can't they see the insanity of dumping radioactive waste in the sea?
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