This man is fatuous.
The definition of fatuous is foolish or silly.
An example of fatuous is the nature of a clown.
complacently stupid or inane; silly; foolish
Origin of fatuousClassical Latin fatuus, foolish ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bh?t-, to strike from source batter
Foolish or silly, especially in a smug or self-satisfied way: “an era of delicious, fatuous optimism shaped by the belief that enough good will on the part of people like ourselves could repair anything” (Shirley Abbott). See Synonyms at foolish.
Origin of fatuousFrom Latin fatuus.
(comparative more fatuous, superlative most fatuous)
- Refers especially to foolishness and disregard of reality.
From Latin fatuus (“foolish, silly, simple”).