Word – Fatuous
Fatuous – Word of the Day
[adj]: silly and pointless.
History dates back to the early fifteenth century, roughly in the 1530s. Debated of Latin and Italian origin.
From Latin fatuus.
From Italian fatowo
Adverb examples – fatuously:
1. Sita spent fatuously on cosmetics which annoyed her husband.
2. The secretary spoke fatuously which disappointed the chairman.
3. The minister commented fatuously which created confusion among the country’s allies.
4. Tina interrupted fatuously and irritated her manager.
5. Mira selected her partner fatuously which upset her parents.
6. Jim played fatuously and lost the game.
7. Rita chose her dress fatuously and was a joker at the party.
Adjective examples – fatuous:
1. The chairman was disappointed with the fatuous speech of the secretary.
2. The foreign affairs minister made a fatuous comment which irritated the ally.
3. The teacher reprimanded the student for asking fatuous doubts.
4. Tina’s fatuous interruption in the meeting irritated her manager.
5. Ram’s fatuous reply to the reader’s comment in the newspaper, annoyed the editor.
6. Jim’s fatuous moves in the game of chess made his opponent win.
7. Rita’s fatuous choices in dress made her look odd at the party.
Noun examples – Fatuousness:
1. The fatuousness in the secretary’s speech disappointed the chairman.
2. Tom’s occasional fatuousness irritated his boss.
3. Her beauty concealed her fatuousness.
4. Tina revealed her fatuousness by opting to buy the two wheeler without getting it inspected by a mechanic.
5. The finance minister’s fatuousness in creating the budget put the country in deep trouble.
6. Jim’s fatuousness in the game caused him to lose.
7. Rita’s fatuousness in choosing dresses made her an odd man out at the party.