Definitions for INANEɪˈneɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly:
(n.)something that is empty or void, esp. the void of infinite space.
* Syn: See foolish.
Origin of inane:
1655–65; < L inānis empty, false, vain
asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuous(adj)
devoid of intelligence
Lacking sense or meaning (often implying, "to the point of boredom or annoyance").
This supremely gifted kid told me that in the early elementary grades, the songs sung in music class were so inane that he wanted to skip grades already! Eventually he did, so better late than never.
Origin: From inanis.
without contents; empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; characterless; useless
that which is void or empty
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