noun, plural in·an·i·ties for 2.
Examples from the Web for inanities
Moulitsas is at his best when he snarks about the inanities being passed along the airwaves and through the halls of Congress.
But MacLeod, who cared nothing about inanities once their purpose was served, whirled her away from further challenge and reply.Rose MacLeod|Alice Brown
Under impulsion of the Arranger of Inanities the pomaded princes next began their inspection of the buildings.Instigations|Ezra Pound
The contrast between my mental excitement and the inanities of the stage was too acute, so this resource speedily failed me.The Crack of Doom|Robert Cromie
British Dictionary definitions for inanities
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for inanities
c.1600, "emptiness, hollowness," literal and figurative, from French inanité or directly from Latin inanitas "emptiness, empty space," figuratively "worthlessness," noun of quality from inanis "empty, void, worthless, useless," of uncertain origin.