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inane
used in Main Street

3 uses
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Definition
lacking substance - perhaps silly
  • They stood in inane suspense till Bresnahan led them out, rumbling, "How about planning a fishing-trip, Will?"
    Chapter 23 (37% in)
  • A savorless people, gulping tasteless food, and sitting afterward, coatless and thoughtless, in rocking-chairs prickly with inane decorations, listening to mechanical music, saying mechanical things about the excellence of Ford automobiles, and viewing themselves as the greatest race in the world.
    Chapter 22 (30% in)
  • He put his arm about her waist; it was a large, strong, sophisticated arm, and very agreeable; he grinned at her with a devastating knowingness, while Kennicott glowed inanely.
    Chapter 23 (31% in)

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