• (RP) IPA: /ˈfæt.ju.əs/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfætʃ.u.əs/


  1. Obnoxiously stupid, vacantly silly, content in one's foolishness.
    • 2004, Frank Tallis, Love Sick: Love as a Mental Illness (page 46)
      A fatuous love affair can easily result in a fatuous marriage. A couple who hardly know each other and, indeed, may not even really like each other, make a commitment that has little chance of being honoured.
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