fatuity

noun
fa·​tu·​i·​ty | \ fə-ˈtü-ət-ē How to pronounce fatuity (audio) , fa-, -ˈchü-, -ˈtyü-\
plural fatuities

Definition of fatuity

1a : something foolish or stupid
2 archaic : imbecility, dementia

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Examples of fatuity in a Sentence

the fatuity of these policies politicians exchanging fatuities about the need for campaign reform

First Known Use of fatuity

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for fatuity

Middle French fatuité foolishness, from Latin fatuitat-, fatuitas, from fatuus

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The first known use of fatuity was in 1538

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fatuity

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fatuity

formal
: a foolish or stupid quality : a fatuous quality
: something foolish or stupid : a fatuous remark

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