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Correct spelling:
foolish
Definition:
Absurd; marked with folly; silly; indiscreet.

Synonyms:

adjective
absurd
inane, invalid, outlandish, flaky, crazy, gagged up, bizarre, silly, ludicrous, campier, senseless, irrational, off the wall, implausible, impossible, campy, contradictory, stupid, incongruous, preposterous, farcical, meaningless, fallacious, ridiculous, idiotic, self-contradictory, absurd, screwy, fooling around, anachronistic, for grins, loony, nonsensical, jokey, eccentric, laughable, campiest, illogical, paradoxical, inconsistent.
all
foolish.
balmy
potty, pottiest, bugged out, pottier, oddest, mentally incompetent.
daft
out of one's gourd, whacko, witless, in the ozone, bedlamite.
deranged
nutty.
dizzy
Feather-brained, emptyheaded.
doting
struck, fonder, doting, lovesome.
foolish
goofy, moronic, imbecilic, inane, dopey, ignorant, dotty, asinine, crazy, dim-witted, nonsensical, chuckle-headed, cretinous, meat-headed, half-witted, lame-brained, blithering, absurd, loony, dumb, knuckle-headed, blockheaded, doltish, jackass, idiotic, crackpot, nitwit, brainless, bone-headed.
gullible
unskeptical, kidding oneself, taken in, easily taken in, wide-eyed, trustful, tumbling for, falling hook line and sinker, swallowing whole, taking the bait.
harebrained
rattlebrained.
idealistic
quixotic.
ignorant
simple, unintelligent, mindless, uneducated, illiterate, empty-headed, ignorant, uninformed, unlearned, brainless.
ill-advised
overhasty, off top of head, over hasty, off the top of one's head, off the top of head, ill-judged.
insane
balmy.
light-headed
vertiginous, swimmy.
lightweight
of no account, Imponderous, featherweight.
lunatic
psyched out.
misguided
uncalled for, faked out, led up the garden path, disinformed, unwarranted, faked-out.
nonsensical, idiotic
imprudent, cockamamy, doltish, jerky, harebrained, moronic, witless, ill-advised, lunatic, injudicious, kooky, loony, feebleminded, unreasonable, unwise, mad, dotty, half-baked, nutty, weak, nerdy, wacky, ridiculous, brainless, unintelligent, fantastic, senseless, zany, imbecilic, indiscreet, Daffy, irrational, half-witted, simple, fatuous, ludicrous, dippy, preposterous, asinine, daft, short-sighted, absurd, crazy, incautious, silly, stupid, insane, ill-considered.
reckless
Sophomoric.
ridiculous
outrageous, silly, curious, laughable, oddball, bizarre, absurd, preposterous, eccentric, crazy, nonsensical, dubious, weird, poppycock, outlandish, incredible, foolheaded, comical, ludicrous, ridiculous, farcical, grotesque.
senseless
doublespeak, Purportless, without rhyme or reason, unmeaning, half-baked, asinine.
shallow
shallow, uncritical, frothy, shallower.
simple
softheaded, Soft-headed.
soft
softer.
tasteless
low-down, low-down-and-dirty, lowdown.
thoughtless
undiscerning, unreflective, unheeding, Irreflective.
unintellectual
unintellectual, unintelligent, half-wit, cretinous, defective, imbecilic, idiotic, moronic.
wacky
hare-brained.
zany
zany, fooler.
noun
foolish
goosey, goofy, dopey, silly, unreasonable, fool, fatuous, sappy, rattlepated, misguided, whacky, inane, scatty, insane, asinine, anserine, unwise, goosy, harebrained, fond, mad, cockamamy, mindless, gooselike, vacuous, derisory, rattlebrained, cockamamie, nonsensical, laughable, ludicrous, ill-conceived, zany, absurd, scatterbrained, wacky, ridiculous, preposterous, dopy.
silly
study at absurd.
Examples of usage:
  1. I was foolish not to listen to you, but it was too late even then. – Muslin by George Moore
  2. I suppose most people would call him foolish, but to me he only seems very, very young." – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. My dear, is it not foolish? – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  4. It is but foolish talk. – Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouquée
  5. What a foolish fellow you are! – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky

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