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Video footage: 1960s: Subpoenaed witness Archie Brown tries to vocalize his concerns about threats to his family, but the HUAC committee insists he answer their inane questions in 1960.
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Definition of the adjective inane

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adjective - degrees: more inane / inaner | most inane / inanest

  1. extremely silly or stupid
    • example: Non sequitur is the last resort of the inane.
    • synonyms of inane: asinine / fatuous
    • similar: stupid

Alternative definition of the adjective inane


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

Definition of the adjective inane for high school students

    silly and meaningless
    • example: Some films are so inane that the psychology of the characters makes absolutely no sense.

The adjective inane is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


Inane is a record label.


  1. "Inane" is a composition.
  2. "Inane" is a musical album of Patrick Bergman.
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Phrases with Inane

  1. Eiphosoma Inane
  2. Helophytum Inane
  3. Species Helophytum Inane

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Inane

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

INANE, a. in-án' [L. inánis, empty: It. inane]: empty; void; useless; senseless. INANE'LY, ad.

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

by Julia Cresswell

inane. This is from Latin inanis 'empty, vain'. The sense 'silly, senseless' dates from the beginning of the 19th century.

Fools inane moron nincompoop nit.

Google previewThe Readable Dictionary (1860)

by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)

Hence, Inanc, empt ; as, an inane space; an inane min . Inanity, emptiness of space or of mind. Inanition, emptiness of the body 'from the privation of food. VOID, empty. X Filled. A Void is an empty space. 4. To Open. OPEN, 1. Free from ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

blank, expressionless, deadpan, inane. 55 vacantly vaguely, absently. va'cate / Vaykayt, vaykayt/ v. tr. 1 leave vacant or cease to occupy (a room, etc.). 2 give up (a post, etc.). I1 leave, depart (from), evacuate; desert, abandon. 2 relinquish ...

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Sometimes it is the simplest, seemingly most inane, most practical stuff that matters the most to someone. (Patty Duke)
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Scrabble value of I1N1A1N1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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