fatuitous

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

adjective

complacently stupid; foolish.

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Origin of fatuitous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM fatuitous

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