# fatuity

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**dotage**— n 1. senility, old age, superannuation, caducity; decrepitude, infirmity, declining years; second childhood, childishness, anility. 2. foolish fondness, predilection, leaning, fatuity; indulgence, coddlement, pampering …102

**folly**— n 1. absurdity, absurdness, inanity, point lessness, fatuousness; senselessness, nonsense, nonsen sicalness, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, Archaic. insipience; unreasonableness, irrationality, illogicalness, illogicality; preposterousness,… …103

**foolery**— n 1. antic, antics, caper, Inf. shenanigans, Sl. monkeyshines, Sl. monkeybusiness. See folly(def.4). 2. absurdity, inanity, pointlessness, fatuity, fatuousness, foolishness, folly. See folly(def.1) …104

**imbecility**— n 1. feeble mindedness, mental defectiveness, mental retardation, incompetency, dullness, Psychiatry. amentia; feebleness, weakness, incapability, unfitness, ineptitude, disability. 2. silliness, absurdity, fatuity, foolishness, asininity,… …105

**inanity**— n 1. silliness, absurdity, absurdness, pointlessness, fatuousness, foolishness, Archaic. insip ience, folly; tomfoolery, foolery, fooling, clownery; senselessness, nonsense, nonsensicalness, nonsensicality, meaninglessness; poppycock, amphigory,… …106

**irrationality**— n 1. illogic, illogicality, meaninglessness, extravagance, preposterousness; incredibleness, inconceivableness, unimaginableness, unbelievableness, implausibility, untenableness, questionableness. 2. lack of judgment, stupidity, brainlessness,… …107

**levity**— n 1. lightness, light heartedness, airiness; frivolity, frivolousness, flippancy, giddiness, trifling, triviality; folly, foolishness, silliness, fatuity, foolery; tomfoolery, asininity, ridiculousness, waggery; jollity, jocularity, jocundity,… …108

**lunacy**— n 1. insanity, insaneness, madness, derangement, Psychiatry. dementia, dementedness; distraction, disorientation, unbalance, unsoundness; mental illness, loss of reason, unsound mind, diseased mind; craziness, Sl. kookiness, Inf. nuttiness,… …109

**nonsense**— n 1. absurdity, absurdness, nonsensi calness, nonsensicality; ridiculousness, ridiculosity, ludicrousness; asininity, stupidity, fatuity, fatuousness; meaninglessness, self contradiction, contradiction, invalidity; incongruity, incongruousness,… …110

**stupidity**— n 1. dull wittedness, Inf. dumbness, unintelligence, fatuity, insensateness, betise; imbecility, Inf. moronism, Inf. moronity, retardation, subnor mality; empty headedness, brainlessness, mindlessness; dullness, Inf. dopiness, witlessness,… …