insane asylum

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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.
There was no way Ryan was ever going to allow himself to be imprisoned in Ferncliff or any other insane asylum ever again and made a deadly move.
Perhaps it's a hark back to long distant pre-TV days , where activities such as pillorying adulterers in the village stocks, bear baiting or trips to mock insane asylum inmates passed as 'entertainment.' Moreover, each of these numpties reminds us all of somebody of a similarly ghastly nature, who has surfaced in our workplaces or social lives.
American Horror Story American Horror Story (TV Series) Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller Cast: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.
Born to a mother in an insane asylum, and otherwise unremarkable in the first half of his life, Marco
Purchased by the city in 1828 with the best of intentions, the island soon harbored an almshouse, an insane asylum, a hospital, a prison and a workhouse along its narrow two-mile strip.
Unlike last year's politically charged seventh season, American Horror Story: Cult , Radioactive is expected to return to the fantasy-inspired motifs of earlier seasons, which have revolved around an insane asylum, a carnival, a spooky hotel and witchcraft.
But George's murderous wife, Regina (played by Jenni Baird), petitions for release from the insane asylum...!
"Laboureur dans un champ" was created during the artist's one-year stay at the insane asylum of Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, according to presentation on Christie's website.
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.