Definition of Fatuity

1. Noun. A ludicrous folly. "The crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior"

Exact synonyms: Absurdity, Fatuousness, Silliness
Generic synonyms: Folly, Foolishness, Unwiseness
Derivative terms: Absurd, Fatuous, Fatuous, Silly, Silly



Definition of Fatuity

1. n. Weakness or imbecility of mind; stupidity.

Definition of Fatuity

1. Noun. Weakness or imbecility of mind; stupidity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fatuity

1. something foolish or stupid [n -ITIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatuity

fatty hernia
fatty infiltration
fatty kidney
fatty layer of superficial fascia
fatty liver
fatty liver syndrome
fatty metamorphosis
fatty oil
fatty renal capsule
fatty series
fatty stool
fatty streak
fatty tissue
fatuities
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fatuity (current term)
fatuous
fatuously
fatuousness
fatuousnesses
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fatwaed
fatwah
fatwahed
fatwahing
fatwahs
fatwaing
fatware
fatwas
fatwood

Literary usage of Fatuity

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1. British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1794)
"... of fatuity—for, if he was, ... fatuity is privation of intellect by the appointment of God. ..."

2. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"fatuity of James and profligacy of Jeffreys Stadtholder of the United Provinces. He therefore gladly listened to the representations of those who had fled ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"INSANITY AND fatuity.—Insane or fatuous persons (compre- insanity and bending under the terms insanity and fatuity the various kinds of ..."

4. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1856)
"... and when some allusion was made to the subject, he replied with admirable fatuity, " II parait que M. Thiers desire beaucoup m'eloigner de Paris. ..."

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