inanity inanity

Definition(s):

  • (n) total lack of meaning or ideas

Usage(s):

  1. He derided the school boards decision as breathtaking inanity and said the resulting legal maelstrom was an utter waste of monetary and personal resources.
  2. He derided the school boards decision as breathtaking inanity and said the resulting legal maelstrom was an utter waste of monetary and personal resources.
  3. Its subsymptoms are bloat, inanity, hallucination, sexual kinkiness and contagious vulgarity.

News

  • An Honest, Law-Abiding Patent Troll?

    Given the inanity that is our current patent system , it's not surprising that innocent patent holders can look like trolls. Such might well be the case with SightSound Technologies, a subsidiary of General Electric, which has spent years in patent lawsuits with Apple, CDNow, Bertelsmann, Napster and others. As SightSound's CEO Scott Sander argues in a letter to The Wall Street Journal editor ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ReadWriteWeb

Quotes

  1. "What struck me and continues to strike me is the inanity of ripping the heart and soul out of a successful product and not thinking that there will be consequences to it," said L. Brent Bozell, president of the Parents Television Council....
    on Sep 22, 2006 By: Brent Bozell Source: Washington Post

  2. In July, Professor Dawkins wrote on his site: "I am at a loss to reconcile the expensive and glossy production values of this book with the breathtaking inanity of the content."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Richard Dawkins Source: Times Online

  3. It enraged some readers when White wrote, "That cartoonish Mothership image suggests the high-concept inanity featured in 'Children of Men' and 'Cloverfield:' It's apocalyptic silliness. Not ominously beautiful like the civilization-in-peril tableau...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Armond White Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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