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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Vacuously or complacently and unconsciously foolish.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : inane questions
  • Her laugh is a warm caress, and he smiles inanely.
  • She said inanely, "How nice -- nice for you, sir."
  • "I'd forgotten about the sister," he said, inanely. for more
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