Inanely I would pound my head as though to put punch into it.
Eddie mumbled, inanely, "You didn't mind it this mornin', buggy-ridin'."
If it was from any other family he tuck it so inanely, I wouldn't care so much; but from them!
“My widow, if you are going to be so darned particular about it,” he shouted, inanely.
He thought at that moment, inanely, he should play more handball.