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synonyms for inanity

  • asininity
  • foolishness
  • stupidity
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How to use inanity in a sentence

Apart from the inanities when they do show up, there’s no clear blueprint on the plans to tackle this crisis.
INDIA NEEDS ALL THE HELP IT CAN GET TO FIGHT COVID-19, BUT WHO DOES HUMANITARIAN AID REALLY SERVE?DEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 21, 2021TIME
Perhaps I was but startled yesterday to find a celestial loveliness where I expected to encounter pallid inanity.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Profane inanity, I repeat; for every helpless woman is a living, intolerable blasphemy against the Most High.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
In fashionable speech inanity began to be replaced by profanity.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
They smile at each other with perfect and well-bred inanity for a second, and then Fred Lasceet slips in between them.
A BOOK O' NINE TALES.ARLO BATES
It were a mockery, an inanity, to bid a man spend his affections on hypostatized laws that neither know nor answer him.
STUDIES OF CHRISTIANITYJAMES MARTINEAU
Without her elixirs daily taken we perish of lassitude and inanity.
TABLETSAMOS BRONSON ALCOTT
Too weak to grab their share of the spoil in the hurly-burly, they scavenged in these hours of universal inanity.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
He was, he said, convinced of the inanity of certain accusations which had been brought against him out of religious animosity.
THE SAINTANTONIO FOGAZZARO
The latter give us inanity without clothes; the former, inanity in particularly gorgeous clothes.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 9, MAY 28, 1870VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INANITY

  • applesauce
  • craziness
  • farce
  • flapdoodle
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • idiocy
  • illogicality
  • illogicalness
  • improbability
  • inanity
  • incongruity
  • insanity
  • irrationality
  • jazz
  • jive
  • ludicrousness
  • ridiculousness
  • senselessness
  • silliness
  • stupidity
  • unreasonableness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.