Fatuity definition

fə-to͝oĭ-tē, -tyo͝o-, fă-
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Something that is utterly stupid or silly.
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Stupidity, esp. complacent stupidity; smug foolishness.
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Smug stupidity; utter foolishness.
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A fatuous remark, act, etc.
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(archaic) Idiocy or imbecility.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fatuity
Plural:
fatuities

Origin of fatuity

  • Latin fatuitās from fatuus silly, foolish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French fatuité

    From Wiktionary