fatuity

[ fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF fatuity

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The fatuity of vicious and coroneted youth outstripped his discretion.

For at bottom, atheism is either a fad or a trade or a fatuity.

Yesterday she was even amused at the strangeness and the fatuity of it all.

And he knew that the fatuity of it all had begun at last to terrify her.

But the fatuity of their union was evident to them, and they parted.

Frump,—the word calls up the exact picture; frump and fatuity.

This conviction was strengthened by his vanity and conceit, a conceit to the point of fatuity.

I am astounded at the fatuity of any set of men who can think of any such project.'

The fatuity of 132, 142 is such as is found nowhere out of Buchan.

I undoubtedly impressed my own sense of its fatuity on every audience to which I gave it.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Middle French fatuité (14c.), from Latin fatuitatem (nominative fatuitas) "foolishness," from fatuus "foolish, insipid," of uncertain origin.

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