HyperDic: insane_asylum

English > 1 sense of the expression insane asylum:
NOUNartifactinsane asylum, mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, asyluma hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
English > insane asylum: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person.
Synonymsmental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, asylum
NarrowerBedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pitpejorative terms for an insane asylum
Broaderhospital, infirmaryA health facility where patients receive treatment
Spanishhospital psiquiátrico, manicomio, psiquiátrico, siquiátrico
Catalanhospital psiquiàtric, manicomi, psiquiàtric

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