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  • Fatuitous

    [fuh-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-] /fəˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. complacently stupid; foolish.

  • Fatuity

    [fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /fəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural fatuities. 1. complacent stupidity; foolishness. 2. something foolish; bêtise. /fəˈtjuːɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. complacent foolishness; inanity 2. a fatuous remark, act, sentiment, etc 3. (archaic) idiocy n. 1530s, from Middle French fatuité (14c.), from Latin fatuitatem (nominative fatuitas) “foolishness,” from fatuus “foolish, insipid,” of uncertain origin.

  • Fatuous

    [fach-oo-uh s] /ˈfætʃ u əs/ adjective 1. foolish or inane, especially in an unconscious, complacent manner; silly. 2. unreal; illusory. /ˈfætjʊəs/ adjective 1. complacently or inanely foolish adjective illusory; delusive Word Origin Latin fatuus ‘foolish’ adj. c.1600, from Latin fatuus “foolish, insipid, silly;” of uncertain origin (Buck suggests originally “stricken” in the head). Related: Fatuously; […]

  • Fatwa

    [faht-wah] /ˈfɑt wɑ/ noun 1. an Islamic religious decree issued by the ʿulama. /ˈfætwɑː/ noun 1. a non-binding judgment on a point of Islamic law given by a recognized religious authority n. 1620s, from Arabic fetwa “a decision given by a mufti,” related to fata “to instruct by a legal decision.” Popularized 1989 when Ayatollah […]

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