Fatuous [ fach-oo-uhs ]
The word of the day is ‘fatuous’
This word is an adjective i.e., it adds more information about the noun.
The word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
1. Something stupid or absurd
2. Silly or pointless
1. None but she would have been guilty of the fatuous vulgarity of “Italian nobility.”
2. His smile was dry and full of cunning, but his laugh was fatuous.
3. She had no compunctions at all—but he was in the fatuous stage, drugged by his own imaginings.
4. Instead of fatuous felicity, their faces suggested disappointment.
5. She said “Yes” to him only for the sake of that fatuous, swindling father of hers.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
silly, foolish, stupid, inane, nonsensical, childish, puerile, infantile, idiotic, brainless, mindless, vacuous, imbecilic, asinine, witless, empty-headed, hare-brained, pointless, senseless, ridiculous, ludicrous, absurd, preposterous, laughable, risible, daft, moronic, cretinous, dumb, gormless, etc.
Some antonyms of this word of the day are:
aware, intelligent, sensible, bright, conscious, keen, smart, etc.
Deficiencies in individuals, as in States, have their value and import. Indeed, that sublime impulse of perfectibility, always vivacious, always working under various forms and with one underlying purpose, would be futile without them, and fatuous.Ameen Rihani
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