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inaneadjective

us   /ɪˈneɪn/
extremely silly or lacking real meaning or importance: There are so many inane programs on television!
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inaneadjective

uk   /ɪˈneɪn/ us   /ɪˈneɪn/
inanely
adverb uk   /ɪˈneɪn.li/ us   /ɪˈneɪn.li/
He grinned inanely.
inanity
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈnæn.ə.ti/ us   /ɪˈnæn.ə.t̬i/
His speech was full of inanities that were meant to be funny. I was amazed at the inanity of her comments.
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