insane asylum

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Related to insane asylum: insanity, lobotomy
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Noun1.insane asylum - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personinsane asylum - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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The prison, the insane asylum, the squalid chamber of the almshouse, the manufactory where the demon of machinery annihilates the human soul, and the cotton field where God's image becomes a beast of burden; to these and every other scene where man wrongs or neglects his brother, the apostles of humanity have penetrated.
His 'Hard Cash' (1863), which attacks private insane asylums, is powerful; but his most important work is 'The Cloister and the Hearth' (1861), one of the most informing and vivid of all historical novels, with the father of Erasmus for its hero.
The company will utilize two store fronts on the ground floor of the building as well as all of the lower level to build a flagship New York space with five escape room themes including the Insane Asylum, Prison and Wild West.
See Frankensteins Laboratory, a Victorian Insane Asylum, a Torture Dungeon and more at 523 S.
and died in, after suffering multiple stab wounds by a madwoman named Sara Smythe, a former Dakota employee who had previously spent seven months in an insane asylum on Blackwell's Island.
In the earlier setting, one fallen woman is carted off to an insane asylum, while another retains her status by dint of being in a respectable marriage.
Some friends decide to break into an abandoned insane asylum to claim an inheritance.
Top Six US Problems worse than Terrorism Every time a person of Middle Eastern heritage who ought to have been committed to an insane asylum but wasn't (because rich people who don't want to pay taxes successfully lobbied to get rid of insane asylums) commits violence, our press and politicians hit the panic button.
But the third becomes murky, with Anderson in an insane asylum grappling with fragmentary recollections of what she believes to be her prior life.
Grace lives silently in an insane asylum, where her only real crime is her belly that grows with child.
7 HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1999) PETER Vincent was at his scary best in the 1959 movie about a former insane asylum and Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush revved up the scream factor in the remake.
Winter Texan madness, Supernatural mayhem, Steamy encounters, Psychedelic cross-dressing, Haunted abandoned insane asylum, King Ranch ghost horses, an RV park full of unconventional characters for an unexpected entanglement with all that's odd roaming about in the desert of the dead on her way into the tropics of Brownsville.