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
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By Tom Verducci The Mets have made many dumb moves in recent years, but even entertaining the idea of trading Jacob deGrom and/or Noah Syndergaard would plumb new depths to their foolishness.
How dare Patton invoke the good name of Run-DMC into his foolishness.
Then one scene later, the film will sharply pivot to comment on the foolishness of the whole game, before just ramping the silliness back up again.
Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll and Elisabeth Moss star in this adaptation of Anton Chekhov's classic play about misplaced love, art, fame and foolishness among family and friends on a Russian country estate.
Now adopted, Russia became the rationale for actions that should trouble Americans simply on account of their foolishness.
The problem was that technology was already on the roadthat made that foolishness redundant.
Being both determined and right is a wonderful thing in a politician but a dangerous one in a constitutional monarch—particularly when determination shades into pigheadedness and rightness comes with a hefty dose of foolishness.
According to received wisdom, this should be an exercise in foolishness.
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absurdity, asininity, balminess, brainlessness, craziness, daftness, dippiness, dottiness, fatuity, fatuousness, folly, imbecility, inanity, insanity, lunacy, madness, nonsensicalness, nuttiness, preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, simplicity, wackiness, witlessness, zaniness;
denseness, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, feeblemindedness, idiocy, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, simplemindedness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity;
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