What does silliness mean?

Definitions for silliness
silli·ness

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurdity, fatuity, fatuousness, sillinessnoun

    a ludicrous folly

    "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior"

  2. giddiness, sillinessnoun

    an impulsive scatterbrained manner

Wiktionary

  1. sillinessnoun

    That which is perceived as silly or frivolous.

  2. sillinessnoun

    An act that is silly; a result of being silly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sillinessnoun

    the quality or state of being silly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of silliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of silliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of silliness in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    We do not have time for this kind of silliness, we've got better stuff to do. I've got better stuff to do.

  2. Elise Kay:

    Our president has an unfortunate habit of distracting with tweets, it's just silliness. But the economy is not silly. It's doing great, and I am afraid if we don't re-elect the president, that will stop.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    This issue is largely silliness stirred up by the media, nobody reasonably thinks Chris Christie is opposed to vaccinating kids other than a bunch of reporters who want to write headlines.

  4. Betsy Brantner Smith:

    This notion that American law enforcement is somehow dangerous to students or the very innocuous slogan of ‘Back the Blue.’ In other words, we support our police that that is somehow a triggering issue or somehow a sensitive thing to say. Again, it's silliness, and it's based on a false narrative, and we, the American people, have got to continue to stand together to fight that false narrative.

  5. Doug Kass:

    That a company of such a small size can get a valuation is symptomatic of the silliness ... that develops in a period of zero interest rates.

Images & Illustrations of silliness

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