Example sentences for: insane

How can you use “insane” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The compromise verdict--that du Pont wasn't legally insane but was mentally ill--reduces his sentence from life to between five and 40 years, the first part of which he will spend in a mental hospital.

  • This fact hunt, while somewhat insane, is also perfectly understandable--and even laudable--in the context of what's broadly understood to be the press's mandate to gather information with rigorous impartiality.

  • The best thing about this play, apparently, is Irish actor Donal McCann ( The Dead , Stealing Beauty ). McCann plays a 70-year-old ex-superintendent of the British-run Dublin police force who is now committed to an insane asylum and brooding over his past.

  • "Was I, too, insane?"

  • The piece likens Kaczynski to abolitionist John Brown, who was tried and hanged after he resisted efforts to classify him as insane.

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