insane
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insane(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (mad)
a. demente
The criminal was declared insane and admitted to an asylum.El criminal fue declarado demente e ingresado en un manicomio.
b. loco
He is clinically insane and is on medication prescribed by the psychiatrist.Está clínicamente loco y está tomando medicamentos recetados por la psiquiatra.
2. (foolish)
a. insensato
It would be insane to reject this job offer.Sería insensato rechazar esta oferta de trabajo.
b. descabellado
I won't do it. It's an insane idea.No lo haré. Es una idea descabellada.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (patients)
a. los enfermos mentales
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The insane should be given proper care.Los enfermos mentales deben recibir los cuidados adecuados.
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insane
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. demente, loco(a)
2. (colloquial)
a. demencial, descabellado(a) (desire, scheme)
to be insaneestar loco(a)
to go insanetrastornarse, volverse loco(a)
to drive somebody insanevolver loco(a) a alguien
to be insane with grief/jealousyenloquecer de dolor/celos
insane asylummanicomio m
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insane [ɪnˈseɪn]
adjective
1 (mad) loco
he is quite insane está completamente loco; es un demente; the jury decided King was insane at the time el jurado decidió que King estaba loco or no estaba en su sano juicio en aquel momento; she had killed him while temporarily insane lo había matado mientras sufría demencia temporal
to drive sb insane enloquecer or volver loco a algn
to go insane volverse loco
insane jealousy celos (m) enfermizos
2 (crazy) [+suggestion, idea] descabellado; [+act] insensato
if I told them that, they'd think I was insane si les dijese eso, pensarían que estoy completamente loca or que no estoy en mi sano juicio; this idea is totally insane esta idea es una verdadera locura or es totalmente descabellada
to drive sb insane sacar a algn de quicio
that noise is driving me insane!
it would be insane to let him go by himself sería una locura dejarle ir solo
plural noun
the insane los enfermos mentales
modifier
insane asylum (n) (US) manicomio (m); psiquiátrico (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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