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English noun: insane asylum

1. insane asylum (artifact) a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person


Synonymsasylum, institution, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital


Broader (hypernym)hospital, infirmary


Narrower (hyponym)Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit









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