Complete Definition of "inane"

English

Etymology
From L. inanis âempty, vainâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪneɪn/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. lack|Lacking sense or meaning; silly.

#: 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.

Derived terms
inanely
inanity

Translations
trans-top|lacking sense or meaning
Dutch: t+|nl|zinloos, t|nl|inhoudsloos, t+|nl|stom, t|nl|flauw
Finnish: tyhjä, merkityksetön, typerä
trans-mid
trans-bottom


Spanish
Etymology
From L.|es inanis.

Adjective
es-adj

  1. #English|inane; pointless

es:inane
fa:inane
fr:inane
io:inane
te:inane
vi:inane
zh:inane

Revision and Credits for"inane"
  • 2007-12-18 04:41 - ArielGlenn - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/67.182.200.214|67.182.200.214]] ([[User_talk:67.182.200.214|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Globish|Globish]]

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