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Definition of fatuousness word

  • noun fatuousness The characteristic of being fatuous. 1

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fatuousness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 72% 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 fatuousness

noun fatuousness

  • foolishness — resulting from or showing a lack of sense; ill-considered; unwise: a foolish action, a foolish speech.
  • silliness — weak-minded or lacking good sense; stupid or foolish: a silly writer.
  • unintelligence — deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
  • complacency — Complacency is being complacent about a situation.
  • stupidity — the state, quality, or fact of being stupid.

Antonyms for fatuousness

noun fatuousness

  • nonsensible — having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman.
  • brains — an animal's brain, cooked and eaten as food
  • intelligence — capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity; aptitude in grasping truths, relationships, facts, meanings, etc.
  • sense — any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready.
  • acumen — keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a situation; shrewdness

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