inane

[ ih-neyn ]
/ ɪˈneɪn /

adjective

lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions.
empty; void.

noun

something that is empty or void, especially the void of infinite space.

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Origin of inane

First recorded in 1655–65, inane is from the Latin word inānis

synonym study for inane

1. See foolish.

OTHER WORDS FROM inane

in·ane·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inane

inane
/ (ɪˈneɪn) /

adjective

senseless, unimaginative, or empty; unintelligentinane remarks

Derived forms of inane

inanely, adverb

Word Origin for inane

C17: from Latin inānis empty
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