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lacking intelligent thought or content

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devoid of intelligence

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INANE members are committed to sustaining the high standards we have come to expect in the published body of nursing knowledge, across the full spectrum of theorizing and philosophizing, science and evidence building, clinical applications, education, leadership, social advocacy and policy engagement, even as we embrace the new possibilities for publishing in the digital universe.
When there are so few places of natural beauty left around the Eston hills that are untouched by vandalism, can somebody tell me how a Grangetown councillor can make such inane remarks about the morons who daubed huge white letters on a cliff face?
Periodically, the Man comes out of his Chair to elucidate on the inane goings-on.
Manners And Morals Of Yesterday is very highly recommended as an informative and fascinating collection of often humorous historical constraints and cultural and societal restrictions that will have as much appeal for non-specialist general readers searching for an entertaining and informative insight into America and the "civilized" world's most inane cordial laws, as it would students of American history and cultural anthropology.
The obits go on for only a couple of pages, yet they give no real depth nor context to the dead, and only highlight their most freakish, inane, or pitiable deficiencies.
Deftly exploring the impracticalities and seemingly inane concepts which restrict our citizens and fill our penitentiaries, Trapped is very strongly recommended reading for anyone with an interest in business ethics, white color crime, and their impact in a highly competitive marketplace.
We may moan about having to pay the licence fee, but it at least guarantees that the BBC is not constantly interrupted by the barrage of inane adverts that every other television network has, to the extent that programmes often look like "fillers" between adverts, rather than the other way around.
Bryce has extensive experience in the theatre and delightfully supports the characters' personalities with the right amount of teenage surliness and excitement over absolutely mundane, inane events.
It was bad enough when inane, off-message advertising was being generated by the professionals.
The two commentators (Charlie Sheen and Anna Feris), who oversee the match, are reminiscent of those in Best in Show, with Sheen playing himself in a Fred Willard--like role, making inane, some times wonderfully disgusting comments.
The adoption of such an inane motto is possibly indicative that the good folks at City Hall might be somewhat lacking in the virtue by which they wish their city to be known.
Instead of taking "Always a Little Further" as the title for one section of the 51st Venice Biennale (a phrase as inane as it is abstract in its blind progressivism), this year's organizers would have done better to adopt Samuel Beckett's monosyllabic monologue "I can't go on, I'll go on" as a voice-over for the grand exhibition's display of contemporary art in 2005.
There's also the usual reviews (records, books, 'zines, videos--and it looks like they got smart and pulled the plug on Mike Beer's inane reviews).
This type of individual is opposed to the flatterer, the liar, the taker, the unrestrained, the inane, and the verbose.
Comedy Central's Daily Show (the only newscast I regularly watch) often attempts something similar, with correspondents asking deliberately inane or off the-wall questions, but the interviewees are rarely famous and their typical response is a blank stare.