Definition of insanely in English:


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Pronunciation /inˈsānlē/ /ɪnˈseɪnli/


  • 1In a foolish, wild, or uncontrolled manner.

    ‘William stood grinning insanely’
    ‘he drives insanely’
    • ‘Just then, she starts laughing insanely outside.’
    • ‘The count would cackle insanely about three bats.’
    • ‘I was convinced he was insanely endangering life on earth.’
    • ‘He had spent many years as a personal slave to the insanely bloodthirsty and tyrannical sultan.’
    • ‘The attempt to eradicate disgust is simply insanely wicked, like the desire to eradicate any normal human emotion.’
    • ‘I am apprehensive, paranoid, possibly insanely worried.’
    • ‘I was suddenly unsure of why I was telling this to a pinkish woman wearing clothes three sizes too small and gazing insanely at my face.’
    • ‘Do you insanely gobble down the fat, or do you carefully slice it off?’
    • ‘The field was dominated by clusters of people insanely dancing before finding themselves sheepishly disheveled the next morning.’
    • ‘I walked over to my office where she was standing in front of the doorway, grinning insanely.’
    1. 1.1as submodifier To an extreme degree.
      ‘I couldn't help feeling insanely jealous’
      ‘I have to be up insanely early’
      • ‘You didn't have to break into abandoned swimming pools, or build insanely expensive half pipes.’
      • ‘The transfers are made from a duplicate negative, which may explain the insanely good transfer we see here.’
      • ‘There's an amusing takeoff on the insanely popular TV show.’
      • ‘My action took place in an insanely messy dorm room.’
      • ‘This is a nonstop barrage of insanely catchy songs.’
      • ‘To represent an insanely annoying character, one doesn't need to write insanely annoying prose.’
      • ‘It may have been ambient wind noise effects mixed in at an insanely high level.’
      • ‘We're living in a culture that is insanely focused on commodity.’
      • ‘There is an insanely convoluted get-rich plot featuring two high school girls from opposite sides of the tracks.’
      • ‘As I'm sure you can understand, I am insanely rushed, but I hope you will accept this brief response.’



/inˈsānlē/ /ɪnˈseɪnli/