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One entry found for foolishness.
Entry Word: foolishness
Function: noun
Text: 1 lack of good sense or judgment <the foolishness of going off to search for the fountain of youth>
Synonyms absurdity, asininity, balminess, brainlessness, craziness, daftness, fatuity, folly, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, simplicity, wackiness, witlessness, zaniness
Related Words idiocy, imbecility, stupidity; fallacy, irrationality, unreasonableness; laughableness, ludicrousness, ridiculousness
Near Antonyms logicalness, rationality, reasonableness, validity
Antonyms prudence, sageness, sanity, sapience, sensibleness, soundness, wisdom
2 language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense <couldn't listen to another second of their foolishness, so I told them to be quiet> -- see NONSENSE 1
3 the quality or state of lacking intelligence or quickness of mind <you didn't fail the test because of any innate foolishness but because of a lack of preparation> -- see STUPIDITY 1