fatuous


adjective

  1. foolish or inane, especially in an unconscious, complacent manner; silly.
  2. unreal; illusory.

adjective

  1. complacently or inanely foolish
adj.

c.1600, from Latin fatuus “foolish, insipid, silly;” of uncertain origin (Buck suggests originally “stricken” in the head). Related: Fatuously; fatuousness.

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