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Meaning of ASININE

Pronunciation:  'asu`nIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  complacently or inanely foolish
 

ASININE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: fatuous, foolish, inane, mindless, vacuous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As"i*nine\, a. [L. asininus, fr. asinus ass. See
{Ass}.]
Of or belonging to, or having the qualities of, the ass, as
stupidity and obstinacy. ``Asinine nature.'' --B. Jonson.
``Asinine feast.'' --Milton.

 
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