adv. stupidly, foolishly

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  • asininely — adverb see asinine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asininely — See asinine. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • 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

  • 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 …  

  • asinine — [as′ə nīn΄] adj. [L asininus < asinus, ass] of or like an ass; esp., having qualities regarded as characteristic of asses; stupid, silly, obstinate, etc. SYN. SILLY asininely adv …   English World dictionary

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