sanely

sanely
adverb
1. with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner
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he acted sensibly in the crisis

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speak more sanely about these affairs

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acted quite reasonably

Syn: ↑sensibly, ↑reasonably
Ant: ↑unreasonably (for: ↑reasonably)
Derived from adjective: ↑reasonable (for: ↑reasonably), ↑sensible (for: ↑sensibly), ↑sane
2. in a sane or lucid manner
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she is behaving rather sanely these days even though we know she is schizophrenic

Ant: ↑insanely
Derived from adjective: ↑sane

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sanely — adverb see sane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sanely — See sane. * * * …   Universalium

  • sanely — adverb In a sane manner, sensibly, logically, rationally …   Wiktionary

  • sanely — adv. with good mental health, with a sound mind; reasonably, judiciously, prudently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanely — sane·ly …   English syllables

  • sanely — See: sane …   English dictionary

  • sane — sanely, adv. saneness, n. /sayn/, adj., saner, sanest. 1. free from mental derangement; having a sound, healthy mind: a sane person. 2. having or showing reason, sound judgment, or good sense: sane advice. 3. sound; healthy. [1620 30; < L sanus… …   Universalium

  • reasonably — adverb 1. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree (Freq. 11) pretty big pretty bad jolly decent of him the shoes are priced reasonably he is fairly clever with computers • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensibly — adverb with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner (Freq. 1) he acted sensibly in the crisis speak more sanely about these affairs acted quite reasonably • Syn: ↑sanely, ↑reasonably • Ant: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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