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[fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /fəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/

noun, plural fatuities.
complacent stupidity; foolishness.
something foolish; bêtise.
noun (pl) -ties
complacent foolishness; inanity
a fatuous remark, act, sentiment, etc
(archaic) idiocy

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


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