Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 08/11/16 Asinine

Asinine (adjective)
asinine [as-uh-nahyn]


adjective
1. foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid: It is surprising that supposedly intelligent people can make such asinine statements.
2. of or like an ass: asinine obstinacy; asinine features.

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1. See foolish.

Origin: 1600-10; < Latin asininus, equivalent to asin(us) ass + -inus -ine

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