adverb see asinine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • asininely — See asinine. * * * …   Universalium

  • asininely — adverb In an asinine manner; very irrationally …   Wiktionary

  • asininely — adv. stupidly, foolishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asininely — asˈininely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑asinine …   Useful english dictionary

  • asinine — asininely, adv. asininity /as euh nin i tee/, n. /as euh nuyn /, adj. 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;… …   Universalium

  • asinine — adjective Etymology: Latin asininus, from asinus ass Date: 15th century 1. extremely or utterly foolish < an asinine excuse > 2. of, relating to, or resembling an ass Synonyms: see simple • asininely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asininity — [as΄ə nin′ə tē] n. 1. the quality or state of being asinine; stupidity 2. pl. asininities an asinine act or remark * * * See asininely. * * * …   Universalium

  • it\ is\ what\ it\ is — 1. (It is what it is) (11060↑, 1507↓) Used often in the business world, this incredibly versatile phrase can be literally translated as fuck it. The client changed the deadline to today? Well, it is what it is. Author: A. Danish http://it is what …   Urban English dictionary

  • madly — adv 1. insanely, distractedly, deliriously, hysterically; enthusiastically, excitedly, frenziedly, frantically; ardently, fervently, heatedly, glowingly, feverishly, passionately, intensely; devotedly, devoutly, fanatically, till one is black or… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • asinine — /ˈæsənaɪn / (say asuhnuyn) adjective stupid; obstinate. {Latin asinīnus, from asinus ass} –asininely, adverb –asininity /æsəˈnɪnəti/ (say asuh ninuhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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