Insanity

Definition of Insanity

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.

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