What is the difference between clumsy and foolish?
As adjectives the difference between clumsy and foolish
is that clumsy
is awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous while foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
As a noun clumsy
is a person.
awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous
Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
- He's very clumsy . I wouldn't trust him with carrying the dishes.
- It is a clumsy solution, but it might work for now.
awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
- What a clumsy joke...
Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
*:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
*:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .