As adjectives the difference between foolish and anserine
is that foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while anserine
is being from the subfamily anserinae of the family anatidae.
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 .
Being from the subfamily Anserinae of the family Anatidae.
Of, concerning, or resembling a goose or geese; gooselike.
Silly, foolish, stupid.