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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-li/
    • /ˈfæt.ju.əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-li/

Definition of fatuously word

  • noun fatuously With smug stupidity or vacuous silliness; idiotically. 1

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fatuously popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for fatuously

adverb fatuously

  • foolish — resulting from or showing a lack of sense; ill-considered; unwise: a foolish action, a foolish speech.
  • unintelligence — deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
  • stupidly — lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.
  • complacently — pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied: The voters are too complacent to change the government.
  • inanely — lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions.

Antonyms for fatuously

adverb fatuously

  • sensibly — having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman.

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