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adj. san·er, san·est
1. Of sound mind; mentally healthy.
2. Having or showing sound judgment; reasonable.

[Latin sānus, healthy.]

sane′ly adv.
sane′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saneness - normal or sound powers of mind
mental health - the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
lucidity - a lucid state of mind; not confused
rationality, reasonableness, reason - the state of having good sense and sound judgment; "his rationality may have been impaired"; "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"


A healthy mental state:
lucidity, lucidness, mind, reason, sanity, sense (often used in plural), soundness, wit (used in plural).
Slang: marble (used in plural).
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