Foolish vs Dimwitted - What's the difference?

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Foolish is a related term of dimwitted.

As adjectives the difference between foolish and dimwitted

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




  • Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
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  • *: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.
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  • *(Aeschylus)
  • *:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
  • Synonyms

    * absurd * idiotic * ridiculous * silly * unwise


    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness




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  • , date=2010-12-19 , year= , first= , last= , author=Terry Gardner , authorlink= , title=The Gift of Foreign-language Learning , site=The Chicago Tribune citation , archiveorg= , accessdate=2013-04-17 , passage=My memories of high school and college French are mostly negative because I usually felt dimwitted anytime I tried to speak. }}