Word and Phrase Origins
What does inane mean?
How do you use the word inane in a sentence?
I have never heard anything as inane as what just came out of your mouth. It's rather foolish to ask WikiAnswers an inane question because someone might merely delete it, and the whole effort ends up as a waste of time. On the other hand, it keeps us amused when Patricia asks inane questions during happy hour at the pub. To use the word inane in a sentence, you might say "the inane questions following the speech made me feel as if no one was listening. " Inane is defined as silly or dumb.
Asked in Parts of Speech
A part of speech how inane is used?
ex:r u insane?(mental,crazy) The above is a good example of how not to do it. Insane refers to people, meaning they are mentally ill, or not sane. Inane refers to a thing, meaning it is foolishly wrong or totally lacking in sense. You might hear an insane person making inane remarks, but the one does not imply the other. When a paranoic accuses some stranger of following him, the accusation makes perfect sense although it is absolutely untrue. On the other hand WA often experiences perfectly sane people posting inane comments For an example of how to use inane, see above 'You might hear an insane . . .".