how to pronounce inane


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inane is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of inane


  1. Purposeless; pointless.
  2. Lacking sense or meaning (often to the point of boredom or annoyance).


  1. That which is void or empty.

inane frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inane occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics inane can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that inane can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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