insanely


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in·sane

 (ĭn-sān′)
adj.
1.
a. Of, exhibiting, or afflicted with mental derangement. Not used in psychiatric diagnosis.
b. Characteristic of or associated with persons who are mentally deranged: an insane laugh; insane babbling.
c. Intended for use by such persons: an insane asylum.
2. Having been determined to be in a condition that meets the legal definition of insanity.
3. Immoderate; wild: insane jealousy.
4. Very foolish; absurd: took insane risks behind the wheel.

[Latin īnsānus : in-, not; see in-1 + sānus, sane, healthy.]

in·sane′ly adv.
in·sane′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.insanely - in an insane mannerinsanely - in an insane manner; "she behaved insanely"; "he behaves crazily when he is off his medication"; "the witch cackled madly"; "screaming dementedly"
sanely - in a sane or lucid manner; "she is behaving rather sanely these days even though we know she is schizophrenic"
2.insanely - (used as intensives) extremelyinsanely - (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
Translations

insanely

[ɪnˈseɪnlɪ] ADV to laugh insanelyreírse como un loco
to be insanely jealous (by nature) → ser terriblemente celoso; (at particular moment) → estar loco de celos

insanely

[ɪnˈseɪnli] adv
insanely jealous → d'une jalousie maladive
insanely optimistic → d'un optimisme délirant

insanely

advirr; (fig inf)verrückt; jealousirrsinnig; laughwie ein Geisteskranker/eine Geisteskranke

insanely

[ɪnˈseɪnlɪ] adv (behave) → da pazzo/a
insanely jealous → follemente geloso/a
References in classic literature ?
This gave my aunt such unspeakable satisfaction, that I believe she took a delight in prowling up and down, with her bonnet insanely perched on the top of her head, at times when Mrs.
It would send him straight about to the window he had left open, and by that window, be long ladder and dangling rope as absent as they would, he saw himself uncontrollably insanely fatally take his way to the street.
This fellow is madly, insanely, in love with her, but some two years ago, when he was only a lad, and before he really knew her, for she had been away five years at a boarding-school, what does the idiot do but get into the clutches of a barmaid in Bristol and marry her at a registry office?
But I'm so soft-hearted," I went insanely on, "that I should be sorry to see that happen to such fine fellows as you are.
He had a great deal of work to do, and could not waste more time on a boy who seemed to him insanely obstinate.
Now he alone was blamed for what had happened, he was said to be insanely jealous and subject like his father to fits of bloodthirsty rage.
She was part of the insanely jumbled muddle of a world which impedes the sensible life.
There were little tumblers in red breeches, incessantly swarming up high obstacles of red-tape, and coming down, head first, on the other side; and there were innumerable old gentlemen of respectable, not to say venerable, appearance, insanely flying over horizontal pegs, inserted, for the purpose, in their own street doors.
Borckman immediately and insanely went back across the million years.
Competition, it is needless to say, was at the bottom of this insanely reckless system of trading.
I sprang upon him, blindly, insanely, and drove the knife into his shoulder.
Well, you think me too cautious still, but I was insanely cautious then.