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Assinine vs. Asinine: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on October 5, 2023
"Assinine" is a misspelling. The correct spelling is "Asinine," which means extremely foolish or silly.

Which is correct: Assinine or Asinine

How to spell Asinine?

Assinine is Incorrect

Asinine is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "asinine" is related to "ass," which is one "s," not two.
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Oct 05, 2023
Relate "asinine" with "simple," both in meaning and spelling.
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Oct 05, 2023
Think of "as in" to help recall "asinine."
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Oct 05, 2023
Recall similar words like "feline" or "canine" with only one repeated consonant.
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Oct 05, 2023
Picture an "asinine act" that's so foolish it stands alone without double "s."
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Oct 05, 2023
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Asinine Definitions

Absurd in the extreme, bordering on silliness.
His asinine prank got him in trouble at school.
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Oct 05, 2023
Lacking sound judgment or intelligence.
The asinine comment made everyone roll their eyes.
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Extremely stupid or foolish.
It was an asinine decision to run on the icy road without shoes.
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Ridiculously inappropriate or out of place.
She made an asinine remark during the serious meeting.
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Oct 05, 2023
Characterized by inanity or thoughtlessness.
Some asinine theories are popular despite their lack of evidence.
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Utterly stupid or silly
Asinine behavior.
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Jan 24, 2023
Of, relating to, or resembling an ass.
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Very foolish; failing to exercise intelligence or judgement or rationality.
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of donkeys.
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Of or belonging to, or having the qualities of, the ass, as stupidity and obstinacy.
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Complacently or inanely foolish
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FAQs

What is the pronunciation of Asinine?

Asinine is pronounced as /ˈasəˌnīn/.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the verb form of Asinine?

There isn't a common verb form for "asinine."
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the root word of Asinine?

The root word is "asinus" from Latin.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the singular form of Asinine?

Asinine.
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Oct 05, 2023

Which article is used with Asinine?

Both "a" and "the" can be used depending on the context.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the plural form of Asinine?

Asinine is an adjective and doesn't have a plural form.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine an abstract noun?

No.
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Oct 05, 2023

Which vowel is used before Asinine?

The vowel "an" as in "an asinine idea."
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Oct 05, 2023

Why is it called Asinine?

Derived from Latin "asinus" meaning "ass or donkey," indicating foolishness.
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Which preposition is used with Asinine?

"Of" as in "asinine of him."
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine a noun or adjective?

Asinine is an adjective.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the first form of Asinine?

Asinine does not have verb forms.
Harlon Moss
Oct 05, 2023

What is the third form of Asinine?

Asinine does not have verb forms.
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Oct 05, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Asinine?

Any conjunction can be used, depending on the sentence.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine a negative or positive word?

It is negative.
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Oct 05, 2023

How many syllables are in Asinine?

Three syllables.
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Oct 05, 2023

How do we divide Asinine into syllables?

As-i-nine.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine an adverb?

No, there isn't a commonly used adverbial form of "asinine."
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine a countable noun?

No, it's an adjective.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine a collective noun?

No.
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Oct 05, 2023

What part of speech is Asinine?

Adjective.
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Which determiner is used with Asinine?

Can vary with context, e.g., "this asinine idea."
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Oct 05, 2023

How is Asinine used in a sentence?

"Making a joke during a solemn event was entirely asinine."
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Oct 05, 2023

Is Asinine a vowel or consonant?

"Asinine" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is another term for Asinine?

Foolish.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the opposite of Asinine?

Wise or sensible.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is the Asinine term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically.
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Oct 05, 2023

Is the word Asinine imperative?

No.
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Oct 05, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Asinine?

The first syllable, "As."
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Oct 05, 2023

What is the second form of Asinine?

Asinine does not have verb forms.
Janet White
Oct 05, 2023
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