Monday, November 9, 2009

word of the day :: asinine


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. 

1600–10; < L asinīnus, equiv. to asin(us)

"Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in" (Katherine Hepburn)
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