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displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense

Synonyms for fatuous

devoid of intelligence

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"Sir,--I have read with amusement, not wholly unmixed with some less complimentary emotion, the complacent and wholly fatuous letter of James Wilson MacPhail which has lately appeared in your columns upon the subject of the blurring of Fraunhofer's lines in the spectra both of the planets and of the fixed stars.
We sat about that big round table as if assembled for a conference and looked at each other in a sort of fatuous consternation.
But I know that there are often in men's affairs unexpectedly--even irration ally--illuminating moments when an otherwise in significant sound, perhaps only some perfectly com monplace gesture, suffices to reveal to us all the unreason, all the fatuous unreason, of our compla cency.
And I was about to turn away, withdrawing my privacy from his fatuous, objectless attempts to test what sort of stuff it was made of, when he laid down his pipe in an extremely significant manner, you know, as if a critical moment had come, and leaned sideways over the table be- tween us.
I don't want to be fatuous, but I think it is very possible."
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday opposed the demand for implementation of U N Resolutions on Kashmir saying it is "fatuous" to revive UN resolutions after 72 years, four wars and changes to demography & territorial boundaries of PoK.
You can't even argue their fatuous antics and their hero-worship of Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, with her 'school strikes', won't change a thing.
One such ridiculous and fatuous statement has given by Speaker of KP Assembly Mushtaq Ghani, while addressing at Peshawar Press Club, saying '2 ki jaga 1 roti khayain' (take one bread instead of eating two) to cope up with poverty and inflation.
He repeats the fatuous claim that the Leave Campaign promised this or that.
I find this opinion fatuous. A second vote would, by definition, be more democratic.
Surely I can't be blamed for drawing attention to the fatuous claims that have been made that are pure fantasy.
Or maybe he thinks your film is absolutely fatuous and would rather be drowned slowly in a VAT of fake champagne than appear in it, dahling.
Former prime minister John Major on Sunday accused the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union of fatuous and squalid claims on immigration and the cost of membership to dupe the public into voting out at this month's referendum.
THE trouble with the Labour Party and all other so-called egalitarians is they are all either frauds or fatuous about what they advocate, for no two people - not even in twins - can be equal.
His comparison to children is fatuous. His animal rights fundamentalism obscures the point.