devoid of good sense or judgment
"foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky(adj)
having or revealing stupidity
"ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
lacking good sense or judgement; unwise
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
Being foolish once in a while does not make one a foolish person.
marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise
such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness; exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act
absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible
"Foolish" is the debut song by American R&B singer Ashanti from her debut album. It was written by Ashanti, 7 Aurelius, M. DeBarge and producer Irv Gotti. It uses a sample of DeBarge's "Stay with Me" and features elements from "One More Chance" by The Notorious B.I.G. and M.V.P by Big L. The song was released as the album's lead single on January 29, 2002, It spent ten weeks at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 and U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. The song became Ashanti's second number-one and third top ten on both charts. The song was in the top ten in United Kingdom, Australian and New Zealand, Canada, Germany and Japan . In 2009, it was named the 19th most successful song of the 2000s, on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. As of June 2012, it is the third best selling physical single of the 21st Century. It sold over 7.2 million copies to date.
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Rank popularity for the word 'foolish' in Adjectives Frequency: #937
The numerical value of foolish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of foolish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If a million people say a foolish thing, is it still a foolish thing.
If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
He'd be foolish to veto it, but I can't promise you he's not going to be foolish.
The wise respond. The foolish react. The wise think & then act. The foolish act and then regret.
I apologize to the people of this country as chairman of Korean Air and as a father for the trouble caused by my daughter's foolish conduct.
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- أحمق, غبيArabic
- axmaq, ağılsızAzerbaijani
- неразумен, глупавBulgarian
- ximpleCatalan, Valencian
- hloupý, pošetilýCzech
- dum, tåbeligDanish
- dumm, töricht, närrischGerman
- inprudente, necio, tontoSpanish
- narr, rumalEstonian
- ببو, احمقPersian
- stupide, sot, bêteFrench
- amaideach, faoinScottish Gaelic
- meecheeallagh, neuhushtagh, blebbinagh, ommidjagh, sou-cheayllagh, bolvaneaghManx
- טיפשי, מטופשHebrew
- տխմար, հիմար, ապուշArmenian
- stupid, folliInterlingue
- 愚か, 馬鹿げた, 馬鹿Japanese
- 둔하다, 어리석다Korean
- kvailas, neprotingasLithuanian
- dumjš, muļķīgs, neprātīgsLatvian
- tåpelig, dumNorwegian
- onverstandig, domDutch
- głupi, niemądryPolish
- tolo, idiotaPortuguese
- идиотский, дурной, дурацкий, глупыйRussian
- glup, budalast, глуп, будаластSerbo-Croatian
- hlúpy, pochabýSlovak
- neumen, trapast, butastSlovene
- dåraktig, dumSwedish
- పిచ్చి, మూర్ఖTelugu
- sersem, enayice, akılsız, ahmak, aptalcaTurkish
- dại dộtVietnamese
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