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sanity

 [san″ĭ-te]
soundness, especially soundness of mind.

san·i·ty

(san'i-tē),
Soundness of mind, emotions, and behavior; of a sound degree of mental health.
[L. sanitas, health]

sanity

(săn′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
2. Soundness of judgment or reason.

san·i·ty

(san'i-tē)
Soundness of mind, emotions, and behavior; of a sound degree of mental health.
[L. sanitas, health]
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For my own part, I was under the conviction, despite my knowledge of the man's character and history, that his reason had been restored, and I felt under a strong impulse to tell him that I was satisfied as to his sanity, and would see about the necessary formalities for his release in the morning.
You do this, whose sanity we have reason to doubt, since you are not yet released from medical treatment for this very defect.
On Monday, farmers expressed optimism that they would gain more from the new packaging rules."We expect sanity in the sector after years of exploitation.
Critique: An inherently interesting, exceptionally well written and impressively candid memoir, "Reckless Steps toward Sanity" by Judith Sara Gelt is unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections.
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Within governments sanity and logic are in very short supply - you could not make it up.
The Prime Minister said it was important for Pakistan and India to exhibit prudence and sanity as all big wars had happened because of miscalculation.
Instead of asking for sanity and condemning India's dangerous brinkmanship, some in the int community applauded India for its attack yesterday.
Speaking on Jessie Ware's podcast, Table Manners, Cheryl said: "I needed it for my sanity. I honestly didn't know how much I needed it until I did it.
However, it will not bear fruit for India as sanity does not prevail in their ranks at all.
"In two months, we have the chance to restore some sanity to our politics."