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  • n  total lack of meaning or ideas

  • The Vice President's hunting accident occasioned a familiar explosion of public inanity.
  • There the swells would sip martinis, intone the odd witticism or inanity and occasionally commit some headline indiscretion.
  • There the swells would sip martinis, intone the odd witticism or inanity and occasionally commit some headline indiscretion.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - ReadWriteWeb
Quotes

  • Brent Bozell in Washington Post
    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....
  • Richard Dawkins in Times Online
    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."
  • Armond White in Chicago Sun-Times
    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...

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