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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning
Faculties
 
502. Sanity.
 
  
NOUN:SANITY; soundness &c. adj.; rationality, normalcy, normality, sobriety, lucidity, lucid interval; senses, sober senses, common sense, horse sense [colloq.], sound mind, mens sana [L.].
  
VERB:BE SANE &c. adj.; retain one’s senses, - reason.
  BECOME SANE &c. adj.; come to one’s senses, sober down, cool down, get things into proportion, see things in proper perspective.
  RENDER SANE &c. adj.; bring to one’s senses, sober, bring to reason.
  
ADJECTIVE:SANE, rational, normal, wholesome, right-minded, reasonable, compos mentis [L.], of sound mind; sound, sound-minded; lucid.
  self-possessed; sober, sober-minded.
  in one’s -sober senses, - right mind; in possession of one’s faculties.
  
ADVERB:SANELY &c. adj.; in reason, within reason, within bounds; according to the dictates of -reason, - common sense; in the name of common sense.
  
QUOTATION:Quisnam igitur sanus? Qui non stultus.—Horace

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