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1    sound in mind; free from mental disturbance  
2    having or showing reason, good judgment, or sound sense  
3    Obsolete   healthy  
     (C17: from Latin sanus healthy)  
  sanely      adv  
  saneness      n  
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1    all there     (informal)   compos mentis, in one's right mind, in possession of all one's faculties, lucid, mentally sound, normal, of sound mind, rational  
2    balanced, judicious, level-headed, moderate, reasonable, sensible, sober, sound  
   bonkers     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   crackpot     (informal)   crazy, daft     (informal)   doolally     (slang)   foolish, insane, loony     (slang)   loopy     (informal)   mad, mentally ill, non compos mentis, nuts     (slang)   off one's head     (slang)   off one's trolley     (slang)   out to lunch     (informal)   round the bend or twist     (slang)   stupid, unreasonable, unsound, up the pole     (informal)   wacko or whacko     (informal)  

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See also:

Saône, San, Soane, stane

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