foolish

Foolish vs Preposterous - What's the difference?

foolish | preposterous | Synonyms |

Foolish is a synonym of preposterous.


As adjectives the difference between foolish and preposterous

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while preposterous is absurd, or contrary to common sense.

Foolish vs Foolhardy - What's the difference?

foolish | foolhardy | Synonyms |

Foolish is a synonym of foolhardy.


As adjectives the difference between foolish and foolhardy

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while foolhardy is marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded.

Foolish vs Goofball - What's the difference?

foolish | goofball |


As adjectives the difference between foolish and goofball

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while goofball is silly.

As a noun goofball is

(informal|derogatory) a foolish or silly person.

Foolish vs Simper - What's the difference?

foolish | simper |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a verb simper is

to smile in a foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, coy, or smug manner.

As a noun simper is

a foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, or affected smile; a smirk.

Foolish vs Insipient - What's the difference?

foolish | insipient |


As adjectives the difference between foolish and insipient

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while insipient is foolish; lacking wisdom; stupid.

Foolish vs Bampot - What's the difference?

foolish | bampot |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun bampot is

(scotland|slang|pejorative) idiot; an objectionable and foolish person.

Foolish vs Dolt - What's the difference?

foolish | dolt |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun dolt is

(pejorative) a stupid person; a blockhead or dullard.

As a verb dolt is

(obsolete) to behave foolishly.

Foolish vs Dumb - What's the difference?

foolish | dumb |


As adjectives the difference between foolish and dumb

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while dumb is (label) unable to speak; lacking power of speech.

As a verb dumb is

to silence.

Foolish vs Maudlin - What's the difference?

foolish | maudlin |


As adjectives the difference between foolish and maudlin

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while maudlin is affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner, especially because of drunkenness.

As a noun maudlin is

(obsolete|christianity) the magdalene; (mary magdalene).

Foolish vs Coxcomb - What's the difference?

foolish | coxcomb |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun coxcomb is

(obsolete) the cap of a court jester, adorned with a red stripe.

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