Lunacy vs Foolhardiness - What's the difference?

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Lunacy is a synonym of foolhardiness.


As nouns the difference between lunacy and foolhardiness

is that lunacy is (of a person or group of people) the state of being mad, insanity while foolhardiness is the quality of being foolhardy.

lunacy

English

Noun

  • (of a person or group of people) The state of being mad, insanity
  • # a cyclical mental disease, apparently linked to the lunar phases
  • # insanity implying legal irresponsibility.
  • Something deeply misguided.
  • Synonyms

    * (state of being mad) insanity

    Derived terms

    * lunatic

    foolhardiness

    English

    Noun

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