insanity

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A three-part word (root 'sane', prefix 'in-' meaning 'not', suffix '-ity', meaning 'the state of'). Derived from Latin precursory equivalents. Two possible candidates for construction order:

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈsænɪti/
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Noun[edit]

insanity (countable and uncountable, plural insanities)

  1. The state of being insane; madness.

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