fatuousness
noun see fatuous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fatuousness — n. a ludicrous folly. Syn: absurdity, fatuity, silliness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatuousness — fatuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ silly and pointless. DERIVATIVES fatuity noun (pl. fatuities) fatuously adverb fatuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin fatuus foolish …   English terms dictionary

  • fatuousness — See fatuously. * * * …   Universalium

  • fatuousness — noun The characteristic of being fatuous …   Wiktionary

  • fatuousness — n. stupidity, silliness, foolishness; delusiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fatuousness — noun a ludicrous folly the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown s behavior • Syn: ↑absurdity, ↑fatuity, ↑silliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑silly (for: ↑silliness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fatuity — noun a ludicrous folly the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown s behavior • Syn: ↑absurdity, ↑fatuousness, ↑silliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑silly (for: ↑silliness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • silliness — noun 1. a ludicrous folly the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown s behavior • Syn: ↑absurdity, ↑fatuity, ↑fatuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑silly, ↑fatuous (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • fatuous — adjective Etymology: Latin fatuus foolish Date: 1633 complacently or inanely foolish ; silly < a fatuous remark > Synonyms: see simple • fatuously adverb • fatuousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Whose Body? — infobox Book | name = Whose Body? title orig = translator = image caption = Recent paperback edition cover author = Dorothy L. Sayers cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = Lord Peter Wimsey genre = Mystery publisher …   Wikipedia

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