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Etymology of the English word insanity

the English word insanity
derived from the Latin word insanitas
derived from the Latin word insanus (mad, raging, insane)
using the Latin prefix in- (suffix for no)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ne (not)
derived from the Latin word in-
derived from the Latin word sanus (sound; healthy; sensible)

Derivations in other languages

French insanité

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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