fatuitous

[ fuh-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo- ]
/ fəˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu- /

adjective

complacently stupid; foolish.

Nearby words

  1. fatty kidney,
  2. fatty liver,
  3. fatty metamorphosis,
  4. fatty oil,
  5. fatty tumor,
  6. fatuity,
  7. fatuous,
  8. fatuously,
  9. fatwa,
  10. fatwood

Origin of fatuitous

First recorded in 1725–35; fatuit(y) + -ous

Related formsfa·tu·i·tous·ness, nounun·fa·tu·i·tous, adjectiveun·fa·tu·i·tous·ly, adverb

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