inane

inane
Synonyms and related words:
absurd, aimless, airy, apish, arid, asinine, awkward, bare, barren, batty, befooled, beguiled, besotted, blah, bland, blank, blankminded, bleached, bloodless, bonkers, bootless, brainless, buffoonish, callow, calm, catchpenny, characterless, clear, cockeyed, cold, colorless, counterproductive, crazy, credulous, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dazed, dead, designless, devoid, dilute, diluted, dippy, doting, dotty, draggy, drearisome, dreary, driveling, dry, dryasdust, dull, dumb, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, empty-headed, empty-minded, empty-pated, empty-skulled, etiolated, fade, fatuitous, fatuous, featureless, feckless, flaky, flat, flavorless, flimsy, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy, fruitless, fuddled, futile, gaga, garbled, gauche, goofy, green, groping, gruelly, gulled, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, idiotic, idle, ignorant, imbecile, imbecilic, importless, inadequate, incogitant, indifferent, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inept, inexcitable, inexperienced, infatuated, innocent, innocuous, inoperative, insane, insignificant, insipid, invalid, jejune, know-nothing, kooky, laughable, leaden, lifeless, light, loony, low-spirited, ludicrous, lunatic, mad, maudlin, meaningless, mild, milk-and-water, moronic, naive, namby-pamby, nescient, nirvanic, nonconnotative, nondenotative, nonsensical, nugacious, nugatory, null, null and void, nuts, nutty, oblivious, of no force, otiose, pale, pallid, pappy, passive, pedestrian, phatic, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, preposterous, pulpy, purportless, purposeless, quietistic, rattlebrained, rattleheaded, raw, relaxed, ridiculous, risible, sapless, sappy, savorless, scatterbrained, scrambled, screwy, senseless, sentimental, shallow, silly, simple, slender, slight, slow, solemn, spiceless, spiritless, stale, sterile, stiff, stodgy, strange to, stuffy, stupid, superficial, tasteless, tedious, tentative, thin, thoughtfree, thoughtless, tranquil, trifling, trite, trivial, unacquainted, unapprized, unavailing, uncomprehending, unconversant, unenlightened, unfamiliar, unflavored, unideaed, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, unintellectual, unintelligent, unknowing, unlively, unmeaning, unoccupied, unposted, unreasonable, unreasoning, unrelieved, unripe, unsavory, unsignificant, unsure, unthinking, unversed, useless, vacant, vacuous, vain, vapid, void, wacky, washy, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, wet, white, windy, wishy-washy, with nothing inside, without content, witless, wooden

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  • inane — ⇒INANE, adj. Sans valeur, sans intérêt, vide. Allé au journal. Rien de neuf. Les revues vaines et inanes (BARB. D AUREV., 2e Memor., 1838, p. 360). Comme c est mauvais, Jocelyn! Relis en. La quantité d hémistiches tout faits, de vers à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inane — In*ane , n. That which is void or empty. [R.] [1913 Webster] The undistinguishable inane of infinite space. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inane — In*ane , a. [L. inanis.] Without contents; empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; characterless; useless. Vague and inane instincts. I. Taylor. {In*ane ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inane — /i nane/ o, alla lat., / inane/ agg. [dal lat. inanis ], lett. [che non produce effetti: un tentativo i. ] ▶◀ (lett.) disutile, inutile, sterile, vacuo, vano. ◀▶ producente, proficuo, utile …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • inane — inane·ly; inane; …   English syllables

  • inane — adjetivo 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Que no tiene valor o que es inútil: Toda nuestra resistencia resulta inane ante la muerte …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • inane — [in ān′] adj. [L inanis] 1. empty; vacant 2. lacking sense or meaning; foolish; silly n. that which is inane; esp., the void of infinite space inanely adv …   English World dictionary

  • inane — I adjective absurd, asinine, fatuous, foolish, imbecile, incogitant, inept, insipid, irrational, ludicrous, nonsensical, ridiculous, senseless, shallow, thought free, thoughtless, unintelligent, unreasoning, unthinking, vacuous, vain II index… …   Law dictionary

  • inane — (adj.) silly, empty headed, 1819, earlier empty (1660s), a back formation from INANITY (Cf. inanity). Related: Inanely …   Etymology dictionary

  • inane — adj. 2 g. 1. Vazio. 2. Oco, fútil; nulo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • inane — banal, wishy washy, jejune, *insipid, vapid, flat Analogous words: foolish, silly, fatuous, asinine (see SIMPLE): *vain, idle, empty, hollow, nugatory: vacuous, blank (see EMPTY) Contrasted words: *expressive, significant, meaningful, pregnant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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