Opposite words


  • A three-part word (root 'sane', prefix 'in-' meaning 'not', suffix '-ity', meaning 'the state of'). Derived from Latin precursory equivalents. Two possible candidates for construction order:
  • insane + -ity: insānus + -itās
  • *: Latin insānus ("unsound in mind; mad, insane"), from in- + sanus. Modern forms of roots: in- + sane
  • in- + sanity: in- + sanitās
  • *: Latin sanitās ("sound in mind; sane"), from sānus + -itās. Modern forms of roots: sane + -ity

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