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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·sane /(ˌ)ɪnˈsen/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·sane /(ˈ)ɪnˈsen/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sane a.
 1. Exhibiting unsoundness or disorder of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.
 2. Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.
 3. Causing insanity or madness. [R.]
 Or have we eaten on the insaneroot
 That takes the reason prisoner ?   --Shak.
 4. Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.
    I know not which was the insane measure.   --Southey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was
             declared insane"; "insane laughter" [ant: sane]
      2: very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind
         the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge
         between two mountains" [syn: harebrained, mad]