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fatuity

[ fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo- ]
/ fəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu- /
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noun, plural fa·tu·i·ties.
complacent stupidity; foolishness.
something foolish; bêtise.
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Origin of fatuity

From the Latin word fatuitās, dating back to 1530–40. See fatuous, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for fatuity

fatuity
/ (fəˈtjuːɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
complacent foolishness; inanity
a fatuous remark, act, sentiment, etc
archaic idiocy

Derived forms of fatuity

fatuitous, adjective
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