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Definitions of foolish

  1. Foolishness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Foolishly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness; exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Weak in intellect; wanting discretion; ridiculous; marked with folly; deserving ridicule; (B.) sinful, disregarding God's laws. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Like a fool; silly; ridiculous. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; ridiculous; proceeding from or marked with folly; deserving of ridicule: sinful; acting without regard to the divine law. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for foolish

  1. " We were very foolish Major Forrest said softly. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. I was very glad to hear it, for I thought that Sir Peregrine was going to do a very foolish thing. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
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