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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person; A shelter from danger or hardship.

Usage examples (24)
  • The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum.
  • Samantha Haque: Do you think that there's a danger that Andre's case trivializes the term asylum seeker?
  • In a certain asylum, the management have a unique test for sanity.
  • He is requesting asylum from the lunatic fringe that has sunk the GOP. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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