In*an"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Inanities (#). [L. inanitas, fr. inanis empty: cf. F. inanit'e. See Inane.]

1.

Inanition; void space; vacuity; emptiness.

2.

Want of seriousness; aimlessness; frivolity.

3.

An inane, useless thing or pursuit; a vanity; a silly object; -- chiefly in pl.; as, the inanities of the world.

 

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