foolishness


fool·ish·ness

noun

Definition of FOOLISHNESS

1
:  foolish behavior
2
:  a foolish act or idea

Examples of FOOLISHNESS

  1. <the foolishness of going off to search for the fountain of youth>
  2. <couldn't listen to another second of their foolishness, so I told them to be quiet>

First Known Use of FOOLISHNESS

15th century

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