- n. The characteristic of being fatuous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a ludicrous folly.
- n. a ludicrous folly
“He has a sweet spirit missing from other contemporary screen clowns; he finds the poetry in fatuousness, writes David Edelstein.”
“No other field of fatuousness is venerated with its own self perpetuating industry.”
“There is a grim sort of satisfaction to be had in recalling the fatuousness of some the claims that were being made until recently.”
“The Iranian leadership reacts, as we saw there, with utter contempt for our deadlines, and the presidential spokesman then responds with a fecklessness and a fatuousness which is embarrassing.”
“No one is safe under the brush of Vanity Fair contributing artist Edward Sorel, whose watercolors expose the pathology of power and the fatuousness of fame.”
“The time has come to put this exercise in fatuousness out of its misery … The reason for killing it off is pretty straightforward.”
“The producers can't seem to decide, but what he has been able to do is mercilessly skewer misperceptions about both groups with a look of unflappable fatuousness.”
“A good one-liner can make you laugh about the fatuousness of an aspect modern life, whereas a full article on the same topic hammers the point home too much.”
“The suggestion that the Centre might consider cutting ties with government indicates a level of fatuousness not easily achieved even by newspaper editorial writers.”
“Dave asked with a fatuousness that still further irritated him.”
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