Foolishness and Stupidity


Foolishness noun - Lack of good sense or judgment.
Usage example: the foolishness of going off to search for the fountain of youth

Stupidity is a synonym for foolishness in folly topic. In some cases you can use "Stupidity" instead a noun "Foolishness", when it comes to topics like idiocy, tomfoolery, absurdity, irrationality. popular alternative

Nearby Words: fool, foolish, foolishly


Stupidity noun - The quality or state of lacking intelligence or quickness of mind.
Usage example: the stupidity of the dialogue between the two romantic leads had movie audiences giggling uncontrollably

Foolishness is a synonym for stupidity in tomfoolery topic. You can use "Foolishness" instead a noun "Stupidity", if it concerns topics such as folly, absurdity, irrationality, senselessness. popular alternative

Nearby Words: stupid, stupidly

How words are described

human human foolishness human stupidity
utter utter foolishness utter stupidity
sheer sheer foolishness sheer stupidity
rampant rampant foolishness rampant stupidity
Other adjectives: childish, inherent, apparent, overall.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Your and My Secret He recognizes the stupidity of his feelings for her, Senbongi even points out the foolishness in it, and Akira also wishes he had fallen for Shiina instead but he can't help himself.
  • Though sometimes he's also... Obfuscating Stupidity because Alex/Dusk Bandit honestly uses his foolishness to let people underestimate him.
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