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

 in·san·i·ty /ɪnˈsænəti/
 瘋狂,愚頑,精神錯亂

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

 in·san·i·ty /ɪnˈsænətɪ/ 名詞
 精神病,精神錯亂

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·san·i·ty n.
 1. The state of being insane; unsoundness or derangement of mind; madness; lunacy.
    All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity.   --Johnson.
 Without grace
 The heart's insanity admits no cure.   --Cowper.
 2. Law Such a mental condition, as, either from the existence of delusions, or from incapacity to distinguish between right and wrong, with regard to any matter under action, does away with individual responsibility.
 Syn: -- Insanity, Lunacy, Madness, Derangement, Alienation, Aberration, Mania, Delirium, Frenzy, Monomania, Dementia.
 Usage: Insanity is the generic term for all such diseases; lunacy has now an equal extent of meaning, though once used to denote periodical insanity; madness has the same extent, though originally referring to the rage created by the disease; derangement, alienation, are popular terms for insanity; delirium, mania, and frenzy denote excited states of the disease; dementia denotes the loss of mental power by this means; monomania is insanity upon a single subject.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 insanity
      n : relatively permanent disorder of the mind [ant: sanity]