[ih-nan-i-tee] /ɪˈnæn ɪ ti/
noun, plural inanities for 2.
lack of sense, significance, or ideas; silliness.
noun (pl) -ties
lack of intelligence or imagination; senselessness; silliness
a senseless action, remark, etc
c.1600, “emptiness, hollowness,” literal and figurative, from French inanité or directly from Latin inanitas “emptiness, empty space,” figuratively “worthlessness,” noun of quality from inanis “empty, void, worthless, useless,” of uncertain origin.
[in-uh-nish-uh n] /ˌɪn əˈnɪʃ ən/ noun 1. exhaustion from lack of nourishment; starvation. 2. lack of vigor; lethargy. /ˌɪnəˈnɪʃən/ noun 1. exhaustion resulting from lack of food 2. mental, social, or spiritual weakness or lassitude n. c.1400, from Old French inanition, from Latin inanitionem (nominative inanitio) “emptiness,” noun of action from past participle stem of […]
[im-puhl-siv] /ɪmˈpʌl sɪv/ adjective 1. actuated or swayed by emotional or involuntary : an impulsive child. 2. having the power or effect of ; characterized by : impulsive forces. 3. inciting to action: the impulsive effects of a revolutionary idea. 4. Mechanics. (of forces) acting momentarily; not continuous. /ɪmˈpʌlsɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by actions based […]
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