fatuously fatuously


  • (adv) vacuously or complacently and unconsciously foolish


  1. In truth, Dukakis' campaign weltanschauung is as fatuously sunny as Bush's.
  2. Bravery was instead fatuously ascribed to Baby Fae, a creature as incapable of bravery as she was of circulating her own blood.
  3. Marie and Gilles, two young lovers in a provincial French town, are fatuously devoted to each other.
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