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Princeton's WordNet

  1. folly, foolishness, unwisenessnoun

    the trait of acting stupidly or rashly

  2. folly, foolishness, craziness, madnessnoun

    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, imbecilitynoun

    a stupid mistake

Wiktionary

  1. foolishnessnoun

    The state of being foolish.

  2. foolishnessnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foolishnessnoun

    the quality of being foolish

  2. Foolishnessnoun

    a foolish practice; an absurdity

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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

Examples of foolishness in a Sentence

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

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

  2. Oséias Gulart:

    Foolishness is the hope tomorrow better, wisdow is to make the best possible today.

  3. Charles Dickens:

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times it ws the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair we had everything before us, we had nothing before us we were all going directly to Heaven, we were all going the other way.

  4. Kemal Kilicdaroglu:

    It’s like they have to commit foolishness at night.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Upon seeing more the people , it feels strongly that nothing can be done against their foolishness.

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