1. a ludicrous folly
    the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior
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How To Use fatuity In A Sentence

  • This is no doubt the first step out of confusion and fatuity.
  • They quote with a certain fatuity the eulogy of Montesquieu, who says it is the only book they have; "a proposition" which Navarrete considers "inexact," and we agree with Navarrete. Castilian Days
  • Their work survives, and when you have assessed the monstrous flattery at its true worth, swept it aside and come down to the real facts of his life, you make the discovery that the proudest title their sycophancy could bestow and his own fatuity accept -- Le Roi Soleil, the Sun-King -- makes him what indeed he is: a king of opera bouffe. The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series
  • It is a statement of such surpassing fatuity that one wonders: is she really that stupid, or does she think we're that stupid?
  • Each time I was instructed that such-and-such a fatuity was the view of "the Europeans," I decided not that my Anglo-Celtic-Polish-German-Jewish heritage was being parodied (though it was) but that someone whose claim to be "European" was at least as good as M. Chirac's should assure his American friends that they need not feel unsophisticated or embarrassed. On Becoming American
  • In another life, I suppose I would have found it quite remarkable how little media coverage there has been on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, which came into force on 1 July, one which we described as the ultimate in fatuity. Silence prevails
  • The sheer puerility of the stuff is precisely a combination of banality with evil: a preference for dictatorship larded with obscenity and fatuity.
  • To all the people who re-elected Ms. Bachman to the congress here goes another of her attempts at being the stupidest of them all. census isn't a new concept but how would she know anything about it. one needs something called a workable analytical brain in their heads and not a gun that shoots crap every time it shoots. way to go bachman. you will truly reach the great heights in fatuity. Fellow Republicans urge Bachmann not to boycott 2010 Census
  • How could they have resisted another of his jaunty, trademark yarns, combining plot twists and utter fatuity in a way that just keeps you ploughing on, despite your better nature and the certainty that virtually any other activity would be a better use of these precious hours of life? The Man Booker judges seem to find reading a bit hard | Catherine Bennett
  • And it is desirable to prove by definitions that this conduct of his ought not to be called imprudence, or accident, or necessity, but indolence, indifference, or fatuity. The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4
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