• WordNet 3.6
    • adj anile of or like a feeble old woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anile Old-womanish; imbecile. "Anile ideas."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anile Old-womanish; imbecile: as, “puerile or anile ideas,” Walpole, Catalogue of Engravers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Anile an′īl old womanish: imbecile
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. anilis, fr. anus, an old woman
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. anus, an old woman.


In literature:

I happen to possess the work; and a more anile, credulous, solemn fop never existed since the days of old Audley.
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Our babbling, anile friend, in the very looseness of her prating has let out the truth.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, October 2, 1841" by Various
Our babbling, anile friend, in the very looseness of her prating has let out the truth.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
Putting into Acapulco, they found a bark laden with cocoas and anil.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

In news:

Court Rejects Pleas Against Ratan Tata, Anil Ambani in Telecom Case.
Clive Owen, Anil Kapoor to Star in Financial Thriller 'Cities'.
Clive Owen, left, and Anil Kapoor.
Dean Anil Puri, CSUF Mihaylo College of Bus/Econ.
Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Knopf, 311 pp.
The indictment was returned Wednesday against 24-year-old Anil Kheda of the Netherlands.
The indictment was returned Wednesday against 24-year-old Anil Kheda, of the Netherlands.
Anil Kumar, a former partner at McKinsey & Co. Left, exits federal court with his attorney Gregory Morvillo following a sentencing hearing in New York on July 19, 2012.
Anil Kumar, a former McKinsey.
H, Prof Anil K Sood MD.
Dean Anil Puri , CSUF Mihaylo College of Bus/Econ.
Anil Potti, a cancer-genomics researcher, listed a Rhodes scholar ship in Australia in his application for funds from the American Cancer Society.
When science writer Paul Goldberg found problems on the resume of oncologist Dr Anil Potti, it unraveled Dr Potti's claims about his breakthrough cancer treatment.
Anil Veluvolu & Dr Sanford Katz join Kermit Poling to discuss Pancreatic Cancer .
Photo of Anil Dash courtesy of Flickr/Joi.

In science:

The authors would like to acknowledge the software development done on the RVS pro ject, primarily by Anil Chandra and also by Praveena Tokachichu.
Data storage, processing and visualisation for the ATCA
Anile Relativistic fluids and magneto - fluids Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1989).
Generalized regularly discontinuous solutions of the Einstein equations
Anil Maheshwari, Jan Vahrenhold, and Norbert Zeh.
Reverse Nearest Neighbors Search in High Dimensions using Locality-Sensitive Hashing
Conf. on Advances in Industrial Engineering – Applications and Practice II, Jacob Chen and Anil Milal (eds.), (1997) 63-68.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
We would like to thank the organizers of this event, Prosenjit Bose, Vida Dujmovi´c, Anil Maheshwari, Pat Morin, and Michiel Smid.
Packing identical simple polygons is NP-hard