Definition of foolishness in English:
Lack of good sense or judgement; stupidity: she was realizing the foolishness of her actions
More example sentences
- For all its foolishness, though, the Midas myth contains neither death nor destruction.
- The inevitable thoughts of his foolishness returned to him, no matter, how optimistic he tried to be.
- To try to distil it through some intellectual process is foolishness.
folly, foolhardiness, stupidity, idiocy, imbecility, silliness, inanity, lunacy, madness, rashness, recklessness, imprudence, injudiciousness, lack of caution/foresight/sense, irrationality, illogicality, irresponsibility, thoughtlessness, indiscretion
British informal daftness
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