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inane

  
  
If you describe someone's behaviour or actions as inane, you think they are very silly or stupid.      adj  
  (disapproval)   
(=idiotic)  
He always had this inane grin...     
  inanely      adv   ADV after v  
He lurched through the bar, grinning inanely.     
  inanity      n-uncount  
...the inanity of the conversation.     
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inane

  
  
asinine, daft     (informal)   devoid of intelligence, empty, fatuous, frivolous, futile, goofy     (informal)   idiotic, imbecilic, mindless, puerile, senseless, silly, stupid, trifling, unintelligent, vacuous, vain, vapid, worthless  
  
Antonyms     
   meaningful, profound, sensible, serious, significant, weighty, worthwhile  

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insane, inanely, innate, insanely

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