Foolish meaning

fo͝olĭsh
The definition of foolish is a silly, embarrassed or ridiculous person or act.

An example of foolish is someone tripping over their own feet.

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(archaic) Humble.
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Embarrassed; abashed.

I feel foolish telling you this.

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Capable of arousing laughter; absurd or ridiculous.

A foolish grin.

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Lacking or exhibiting a lack of good sense or judgment; silly.

A foolish boy; a foolish purchase.

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Insignificant; trivial.

Foolish little knickknacks.

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Without good sense; silly; unwise.
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Resembling or characteristic of a fool.

Being foolish once in a while does not make one a foolish person.

"It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish" - Aeschylus.

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(of a person, an action, etc.) Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
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Origin of foolish

  • fool +‎ -ish

    From Wiktionary