fatuousness fatuousness


  • (n) a ludicrous folly



  1. Their collective gratitude for glibness and fatuousness seems boundless.
  2. They are as rosily extrovert a record of a human being's first twelve years as ever transcended fatuousness.
  3. Gray shows the fatuousness and vanity of the man, as well as his greatness.


  1. On Fox News Channel, commentator Charles Krauthammer called Bolden's comments "a new height of fatuousness. NASA was established to get America into space and to keep us there. This idea of 'to feel good about your past scientific achievements' is...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Charles Krauthammer Source: ABC News (blog)

  2. And while some might consider the inquiry somewhat "extreme," Swinton argued that "there's extreme fatuousness and there's extreme seriousness. I think this is the latter."
    on Jun 9, 2004 By: Tilda Swinton Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /