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foolishness

[ foo-lish-nis ]
/ ˈfu lɪʃ nɪs /
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Definition of foolishness

noun
lack of wisdom or good judgment; foolish quality: Oh, the foolishness of thinking that wealth brings happiness!
foolish talk, ideas, or behavior: How could someone with such a clever mind as yourself talk such foolishness?
a foolish act, error, habit, etc.: Shakespeare, who looks at all men as if from Mount Olympus, notes their foibles and foolishnesses, and yet smiles on them all.
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OTHER WORDS FROM foolishness

o·ver·fool·ish·ness, nounun·fool·ish·ness, noun
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