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
Fortunately, one legislative leader had the common sense and courage to stop the foolishness.
Recent research findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition debunk this foolishness again.
The latter got crossways with Senator Angus King, Independent of Maine, and the Mustache of Righteousness was having none of Coats's foolishness.
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.
For any of them to have come out and backed Trump’s credibility against Comey’s credibility would have taken an act of masochism, or sheer foolishness.
Jacobsen’s admirable deadpan style made me first believe that her book is an exposé of government foolishness.
KROQ 106.7 FM Kevin & Bean’s April Foolishness returns for a ninth year with an all-new line-up featuring Bill Burr, Anjelah Johnson, David Koechner, Jimmy Pardo, Adam Ray, Jonah Ray and Taylor Williamson.
Sadly, that has come true, and two state troopers have paid the price for this foolishness with their lives.
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