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sane

 [sān]
sound in mind.

sane

(sān),
Denoting sanity.
[L. sanus]

sane

(sān)
adj. saner, sanest
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.

sane′ly adv.
sane′ness n.

sane

Normal, compos mentis, not nuts

SANE

Sexual assault nurse examiner

sane

(sān)
Of sound mind; mentally healthy.
[L. sanus]

sane

Of sound mind. This is a legal rather than a medical term, as in the case of ‘insanity’. The lawyers are forced by their trade to assume that a person must either be sane or insane; the doctors are not so sure.
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INTERESTING CHARACTER FACT: Undoubtedly the sanest of the group which is quite worrying really.
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