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Meaning of FOOLISHNESS

Pronunciation:  f'ool`ishnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stupid mistake
  2. [n]  the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
  3. [n]  the quality of being rash and foolish
 

FOOLISHNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: betise, craziness, folly, folly, folly, imbecility, stupidity, unwiseness
 
 Antonyms: wisdom, wiseness
 
 See Also: absurdity, error, fatuity, fatuousness, fault, indiscretion, injudiciousness, mistake, silliness, stupidity, trait

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fool"ish*ness\, n.
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.

 
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