Definition of fatuity in US English:

fatuity

noun

  • See fatuous

    • ‘To him, the fatuity of the learned judge is an example of our tendency to throw about words that have lost all meaning, even in the mouths of educated people.’
    • ‘No words can convey the depths of his fatuity, except his own.’
    • ‘He drew astonished gasps from the audience and co-panellists alike for the fatuity and pomposity of his contributions.’
    • ‘It is a statement of such surpassing fatuity that one wonders: is she really that stupid, or does she think we're that stupid?’
    • ‘These and similarly insulting fatuities are the language of a politician who detests political generalities, works mostly by innocent intuition and who is celebrated by the masses.’

Pronunciation

fatuity

/fəˈtuədi//fəˈto͞oədē/