Synonyms and Antonyms of silliness
- She was both amused and irritated by the silliness of his comments regarding the movie they has just seen.
denseness, dim-wittedness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, feeblemindedness, idiocy, mindlessness, oafishness, obtuseness, simplemindedness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity, stupidness, vacuity
- Stop this silliness at once!
balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blarney, blather, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, drivel, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hooey, humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, nonsense, piffle, poppycock, rot, rubbish, senselessness, stupidity, tommyrot, trash, trumpery, twaddle
- This inability to refrain from silliness is a distressing sign of professional immaturity.
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