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synonyms for inanely

  • comically
  • extremely
  • insanely
  • laughably
  • ludicrously
  • preposterously
  • foolishly
  • humorously
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How to use inanely in a sentence

Whenever I get one of those inane email notices about incremental changes in my credit rating, which arrive nearly daily, I tense up.
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The show not only provided a welcome reprieve from a tough day in the laboratory, but also fueled fun debates among us students as to whether the inane scenarios were plausible.
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All the evening we sat, almost in silence, inanely smirking at each other and listening to the rain.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
I was speaking with your father last night, he said, at last, somewhat inanely.
ANECDOTES OF THE GREAT WARCARLETON BRITTON CASE
Each of them was Tommy Atkins—the inanely smirking hero of the picture-paper and the funny paragraph.
OBSERVATIONS OF AN ORDERLYWARD MUIR
The quotation, lilted inanely as a nursery rime, pierced her heart like a flight of silver arrows.
WALKING SHADOWSALFRED NOYES
His eye fell on the terra-cotta Parisienne dancing inanely on her pedestal, and he moaned like one in pain.
AUDREY CRAVENMAY SINCLAIR
Tony saw the slight trembling of her lips, and laughed somewhat inanely as he held out his hands.
THE DUST OF CONFLICTDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
She danced as beautifully, dressed as divinely, smiled as bewitchingly, and talked as inanely as ever.
UNDER FIRECHARLES KING
But Pierrot continued to stare at the sky, and laughed once more inanely.
ORPHEUS IN MAYFAIR AND OTHER STORIES AND SKETCHESMAURICE BARING
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WORDS RELATED TO INANELY

  • comically
  • extremely
  • foolishly
  • humorously
  • inanely
  • insanely
  • laughably
  • ludicrously
  • preposterously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.