Synonyms for fatuity
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : fuh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-|
|Phonetic Transcription : fəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-|
Définition of fatuityOrigin :
- 1530s, from Middle French fatuité (14c.), from Latin fatuitatem (nominative fatuitas) "foolishness," from fatuus "foolish, insipid," of uncertain origin.
- noun folly
- The fatuity of vicious and coroneted youth outstripped his discretion.
- Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
- For at bottom, atheism is either a fad or a trade or a fatuity.
- Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
- Yesterday she was even amused at the strangeness and the fatuity of it all.
- Extract from : « Audrey Craven » by May Sinclair
- And he knew that the fatuity of it all had begun at last to terrify her.
- Extract from : « The Root of Evil » by Thomas Dixon
- But the fatuity of their union was evident to them, and they parted.
- Extract from : « The World I Live In » by Helen Keller
- Frump,—the word calls up the exact picture; frump and fatuity.
- Extract from : « The Place of Honeymoons » by Harold MacGrath
- This conviction was strengthened by his vanity and conceit, a conceit to the point of fatuity.
- Extract from : « Crime and Punishment » by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- I am astounded at the fatuity of any set of men who can think of any such project.'
- Extract from : « Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2) » by Thomas Hart Benton
- The fatuity of 132, 142 is such as is found nowhere out of Buchan.
- Extract from : « The English and Scottish popular ballads (Volume II of 5) » by Various
- I undoubtedly impressed my own sense of its fatuity on every audience to which I gave it.
- Extract from : « How to Tell Stories to Children » by Sara Cone Bryant
Antonyms for fatuity
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