What does foolishness mean?

Definitions for foolishness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word foolishness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. folly, foolishness, unwiseness(noun)

    the trait of acting stupidly or rashly

  2. folly, foolishness, craziness, madness(noun)

    the quality of being rash and foolish

    "trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly"; "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness"

  3. stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility(noun)

    a stupid mistake

Wiktionary

  1. foolishness(Noun)

    The state of being foolish.

  2. foolishness(Noun)

    A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foolishness(noun)

    the quality of being foolish

  2. Foolishness(noun)

    a foolish practice; an absurdity

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foolishness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foolishness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

  2. Ron Paul:

    For me to disavow everything I ever wrote in a newsletter, I mean, that's foolishness.

  3. Horace:

    Mix a little foolishness with your prudence It's good to be silly at the right moment.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

  5. Comedian Bill Cosby:

    Now suppose someone brings a weapon or decided to do more foolishness, there will be announcements made and the stations made some disclaimers, but what if people don't listen to what they said and they entice violence.

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