Inane



[ih-neyn] /ɪˈneɪn/

adjective
1.
lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly:
inane questions.
2.
empty; void.
noun
3.
something that is empty or void, especially the void of infinite space.
/ɪˈneɪn/
adjective
1.
senseless, unimaginative, or empty; unintelligent: inane remarks
adj.

“silly, empty-headed,” 1819, earlier “empty” (1660s), a back-formation from inanity. Related: Inanely.

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