What is the difference between foolish and card?

foolish | card |

As a adjective foolish

is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

As a noun card is

a playing card or card can be (uncountable|dated) material with embedded short wire bristles.

As a verb card is

to check ids, especially against a minimum age requirement or card can be (textiles) to use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.




  • 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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