SANITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SANITY
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 n.  condition or quality of being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind
Classic Sentence:
1  I was again astonished, for he addressed himself to the question with the impartiality of the completest sanity; he even took himself as an example when he mentioned certain things.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  This he backed up with arguments regarding his complete recovery, and adduced his own existing sanity.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  You do this, whose sanity we have reason to doubt, since you are not yet released from medical treatment for this very defect.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
5  Because the root of sanity is in the balls.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
6  The commutation of his death sentence had been due to some doubts as to his complete sanity, so atrocious was his conduct.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
7  There is the condition which the modern French psychologists have called the 'IDEE FIXE,' which may be trifling in character, and accompanied by complete sanity in every other way.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  He trailed off into a mumble, his eyes dropping away from hers, his lids batting rapidly as he fought back to sanity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVI
9  I can stand the rest, for they have plain wits; but he's too crazy-witty for my sanity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
Example Sentence:
1  Although I soon convinced him of my innocence, I think he still has serious doubts about my sanity.
2  He and his wife finally had to move from their apartment just to preserve their sanity.
3  Stock market trading slowly settled down as sanity returned.
4  She managed to keep her sanity throughout the ordeal.
5  The speaker asserts that something exists beneath language -- like bedrock beneath the skyscrapers, a sanity even beneath the dizziness.