Inanity and Nonsense


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Inanity noun – A foolish act or idea.
Usage example: quickly realized that her suggestion was an inanity and withdrew it

Nonsense is a synonym for inanity in silliness topic. In some cases you can use "Nonsense" instead a noun "Inanity", when it comes to topics like stupidity.
Nearby Words: inane, inanely
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Nonsense noun – Language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense.
Usage example: a hundred years ago, the idea that man could walk on the moon was regarded as impractical nonsense

Inanity is a synonym for nonsense in craziness topic. You can use "Inanity" instead a noun "Nonsense", if it concerns topics such as foolishness, silliness, stupidity, ridiculousness.
Nearby Word: nonsensical
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