Foolhardiness vs Absurdity - What's the difference?

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Foolhardiness is a related term of absurdity.


As nouns the difference between foolhardiness and absurdity

is that foolhardiness is the quality of being foolhardy while absurdity is (obsolete|rare) dissonance .

foolhardiness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The quality of being foolhardy.
  • absurdity

    English

    Noun

  • (obsolete, rare) Dissonance.
  • (countable) That which is absurd; an absurd action; a logical contradiction.
  • * His travels were full of absurdities . - Johnson
  • (uncountable)┬áThe quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment.
  • * The absurdity of the actual idea of an infinite number. -
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  • Neither [Jones] nor I (in 1966) could conceive of reducing our "science" to the ultimate absurdity of reading Finnish newspapers almost a century and a half old in order to establish "priority."

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