Foolish and Intellectual


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Foolish adjective – Showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment.
Intellectual is an antonym for foolish.
Nearby Words: fool, foolishness, foolery, foolishly
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Intellectual adjective – Much given to learning and thinking.
Usage example: as the daughter of college professors, she's used to being around intellectual people

Foolish is an antonym for intellectual in very smart topic.
Nearby Words: intellect, intellection, intellectuality, intellective, intellectually
Antonyms for Intellectual
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man foolish man intellectual man
woman foolish woman intellectual woman
nature foolish nature intellectual nature
figure foolish figure intellectual figure

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  • The foolish vanity of wishing to appear in print, instead of being counterbalanced by any consciousness of the intellectual or moral derogation implied in futile authorship, seems to be encouraged by the extremely false impression that to write at all is a proof of superiority in a woman.
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