Example sentences for: inanity

How can you use “inanity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Critics agree that this film is a sorry imitation of the original: "as generic in every aspect as Brian De Palma's original was inventive" (Dennis Harvey, Daily Variety ). The plot is the same (tortured telekinetic teen starts bloodbath when humiliated), but this time it's just "campy inanity" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ) with none of the original's terrifying flair.

  • The Saint may be one of those rare cases in which the inanity is deliberate.

  • All these scenes have earned their place in the annals of inanity, but nothing in American Pie , Lake Placid , The Blair Witch Project , or Deep Blue Sea could rival an early scene in Eyes Wide Shut where a silver-haired Hungarian smoothie dancing with Nicole Kidman purrs into her ear, "I'm delighted to meet you, Alice.

  • A kind of rapture of the deep seizes writers of advertisements when they try to plumb the public's tolerance of inanity.

  • --sufficiently broad that Leuchter can casually affirm his own inanity.


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