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Meaning of FATUITY

Pronunciation:  fu'tooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a ludicrous folly; "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior"
 

FATUITY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: absurdity, fatuousness, silliness
 
 See Also: folly, foolishness, unwiseness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fa*tu"i*ty\, n. [L. fatuitas, fr. fatuus foolish: cf.
F. fatuit['e] Cf. {Fatuous}.]
Weakness or imbecility of mind; stupidity.

      Those many forms of popular fatuity.     --I Taylor.

 
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