inanity


inan·i·ty

noun \i-ˈna-nə-tē\
plural inan·i·ties

Definition of INANITY

1
:  the quality or state of being inane: as
a :  lack of substance :  emptiness
b :  vapid, pointless, or fatuous character :  shallowness
2
:  something that is inane

Examples of INANITY

  1. <quickly realized that her suggestion was an inanity and withdrew it>
  2. <the jaw-dropping inanity of the singer's comments on the awards show>

First Known Use of INANITY

1603

Rhymes with INANITY

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