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1. asinine

adjective. ['ˈæsəˌnaɪn'] devoid of intelligence.

Synonyms

  • foolish
  • vacuous
  • fatuous
  • mindless

Antonyms

  • prudent
  • well-advised
  • politic
  • advisable

Etymology

  • asininus (Latin)
  • asinus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Asinine

  • canine
  • crossnine
  • quinine
  • strychnine

Example sentences of the word asinine


1. Adjective
This very subtle physical gesture may seem like nothing, but you definitely don’t want to get into the bad habit of unconsciously doing it every time your partner says something that you find asinine or annoying.

2. Noun, singular or mass
We also leave drunken messages on voicemail, send out emails, post asinine status updates and drunken text at the oddest hours of the morning.

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