- the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
- the quality of being rash and foolish
- a stupid mistake
Foolishness is the lack or failure of wisdom and of making proper careful choices. In this sense, it differs from stupidity, which is the lack of intelligence. An act of foolishness is called folly. Foolish talk is called stultiloquence. Foolishness and wisdom are contrasted in Paul`s letter to the Corinthians. He condemns intellectual arrogance ....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foolishness
• (n.) The quality of being foolish. • (n.) A foolish practice; an absurdity.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/foolishness/
Fool'ish·ness noun 1.
The quality of being foolish. 2.
A foolish practice; an absurdity. « The preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness
.» 1 Cor. i. 18. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/55
foolish, foolishness 1. Showing, or resulting from, a lack of good sense or judgment; foolish behavior. 2. Feeling or appearing ridiculous: 'Wipe that foolish grin off your face!' 3. Unsure about the appropriateness of one's actions or speech: 'I felt so foolish when I said that.' 4. Lacking importance or substance: 'It was a foolish idea to go ...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/843/
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