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  • He saw himself as a ludicrous figure, acting as a pennyboy for his aunts, a nervous, well-meaning sentimentalist, orating to vulgarians and idealising his own clownish lusts, the pitiable fatuous fellow he had caught a glimpse of in the mirror.

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  • We could always count on her to make a fatuous remark about the day’s headlines.
  • The blogger is not wholly fatuous.
    London, Jack  --  Martin Eden

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