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Synonyms for inane
ɪˈneɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuous(adj)

    devoid of intelligence

    Synonyms:
    unmindful, fatuous, hollow, vacuous, mindless, reasonless, asinine, senseless, forgetful, blank, empty

    Antonyms:
    wise

Wiktionary

  1. inane(adjective)

    Lacking sense or meaning (often implying, to the point of boredom or annoyance).

    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.

    Synonyms:
    silly, fatuous, vapid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inane

    Synonyms:
    empty, pointless, vapid, feeble, characterless

    Antonyms:
    significant, pointed, powerful, sensible, forcible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inane(a.)

    Synonyms:
    empty, void

  2. inane(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vain, frivolous, trifling, puerile

  3. inane(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] void, vacuity, vacuum, empty space

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    insignificant

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How to use inane in a sentence?

  1. Søren Kierkegaard, Journal 1848:

    Of all tyrannies democracy is the most agonizing, the most inane, the absolute fall of everything great and elevated.


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