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Definition of "inanity" []

  • The condition or quality of being inane. (noun)
  • Something empty of meaning or sense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inanity" in a sentence
  • "A stern, deep voice which utters an egotistical inanity is still stern and deep (deep sounding, anyway)."
  • "But what makes these letters rise above inanity is the portrait they provide of a wartime capital cut adrift from moral bearings."
  • "What you call inanity is yet another demonstration of a subject you have no clue about."