foolishness

noun fool·ish·ness

Definition of foolishness

  1. 1 :  foolish behavior

  2. 2 :  a foolish act or idea

Examples of foolishness in a sentence

  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>

15th Century

First Known Use of foolishness

15th century



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