Definition of foolishness
1 : foolish behavior
2 : a foolish act or idea
Examples of foolishness in a Sentence
the foolishness of going off to search for the fountain of youth
couldn't listen to another second of their foolishness, so I told them to be quiet
Recent Examples of foolishness from the Web
She was cast as a woman so hopelessly immature that the ensemble around her functioned as a support system, and what little plot existed was driven by her impulsive foolishness.
What is so terrible about India or China profiting from our foolishness?
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