What is the difference between foolish and auf?

foolish | auf |


As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun auf is

(obsolete) a changeling or elf child; a child left by fairies.

foolish

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • 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

    Antonyms

    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness

    auf

    English

    Alternative forms

    * oaf * ouphe

    Noun

  • (obsolete) A changeling or elf child; a child left by fairies.
  • (obsolete) A deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an oaf.
  • (Drayton)
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