Sanity


Sanity
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Sanity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sanity
sanity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ soundness
soundness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rationality
rationality
sobriety
lucidity
lucid interval
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ senses
senses
sober senses
sound mind
mens sana
PARAG:Sanity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-sane
be-sane
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ retain one's senses
retain one's senses
retain one's reason
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ become-sane
become-sane
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come to one's senses
come to one's senses
sober down
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ render-sane
render-sane
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bring to one's senses
bring to one's senses
sober
PARAG:Sanity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sane
sane
rational
reasonable
compos mentis
of sound mind
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sound
sound
sound-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lucid
lucid
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ self-possessed
self-possessed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sober
sober
sober-minded
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in one's sober senses
in one's sober senses
in one's right mind
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in possession of one's faculties
in possession of one's faculties
PARAG:Sanity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sanely
sanely
&c.->Adj.

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