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fatuous
used in Main Street

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Definition
without intelligence — often implying a smugness or complacency
  • "Don't you like the poor lonely bachelor?" he yammered in a fatuous way.
    Chapter 21 (19% in)
  • Vida had done her a service; had made all agonizing seem so fatuous that she ceased writhing and saw that her whole problem was simple as mutton: she was interested in Erik's aspiration; interest gave her a hesitating fondness for him; and the future would take care of the event....
    Chapter 31 (73% in)

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