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Correct spelling:
Like a fool; silly; ridiculous.
foolish (adjective)
meat-headed, chuckle-headed, imbecilic, knuckle-headed, cretinous, ignorant, idiotic, moronic, asinine, dopey, goofy, half-witted, dim-witted, doltish, absurd, dumb, jackass, nonsensical, bone-headed, nitwit, dotty, loony, lame-brained, crackpot, brainless, blockheaded, blithering, inane, stupid, crazy.
ridiculous (adjective)
curious, bizarre, silly, dubious, grotesque, absurd, comical, outlandish, laughable, poppycock, nonsensical, ridiculous, oddball, weird, crazy, eccentric, preposterous, ludicrous, farcical, outrageous, incredible.
ignorant (adjective)
uninformed, empty-headed, illiterate, unlearned, mindless, uneducated, simple, unintelligent, ignorant, brainless.
unintellectual (adjective)
unintellectual, imbecilic, cretinous, unintelligent, stupid, idiotic, defective, half-wit, moronic.
absurd (adjective)
self-contradictory, ridiculous, crazy, farcical, stupid, fallacious, idiotic, illogical, impossible, implausible, meaningless, anachronistic, invalid, nonsensical, contradictory, senseless, paradoxical, silly, incongruous, preposterous, bizarre, absurd, ludicrous, inconsistent, inane, outlandish, irrational, eccentric.
Other synonyms:
abashed, guilty, negligible, half-baked, loopy, erroneous, sappy, wacky, study at absurd, dopey, fanciful, gooselike, mad, featherheaded, shallow, ill-conceived, stupid, chimerical, cockamamy, infatuated, daffy, cuckoo, absurd, nugatory, repentant, lunkheaded, goofy, unwise, unearthly, ill-judged, incorrect, zany, wild, inept, rattlepated, screwball, minute, nutty, small, dopy, cockeyed, monstrous, laughable, silly, inconsiderable, scatty, fond, inane, insignificant, ill-advised, ability, mindless, trifling, incidental, whacky, trivial, insane, witless, fiddling, dippy, sorry, misguided, slight, arrhythmic, Mickey Mouse, cockamamie, weak-minded, ashamed, derisory, ridiculous, undiscriminating, daft, jerky, harebrained, small-fry, embarrassed, anserine, ludicrous, lunatic, inconsequential, choppy, softheaded, frivolous, rattlebrained, goosey, contrite, unreal, fatuous, bubbleheaded, planned, preposterous, nonsensical, simpleminded, irresponsible, ill-considered, impetuous, knowledge, impulsive, unthinking, goosy, uncomfortable, feel/look small, asinine, balmy, minor, tomfool, unreasonable, fool, little, mistaken, kooky, insensate, inconclusive, false, jerking, hasty, scatterbrained, anomalous, vacuous.
Examples of usage:
  1. I seem foolish to you, don't I? - "Uncle Vanya", Anton Checkov.
  2. And very foolish, too. - "The Purple Parasol", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. You have done a foolish thing, sir, and you know that you must get out of it. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.

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