Foolish vs Fantastic - What's the difference?

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Foolish is a synonym of fantastic.


As adjectives the difference between foolish and fantastic

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while fantastic is existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.

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

    fantastic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * fantastick (obsolete) * (l) * (l) (obsolete) * phantastique (archaic)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
  • He told fantastic stories of dragons and goblins.
    His fantastic post-college plans had all collapsed within a year of graduation.
    She had a fantastic view of her own importance that none of her colleagues shared.
  • Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.
  • The events were so fantastic that only the tabloids were willing to print them.
    She entered the lab and stood gaping for a good ten minutes at the fantastic machinery at work all around her.
  • Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; grotesque.
  • * T. Gray
  • There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, / That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high.
  • Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier ).
  • "I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"

    Synonyms

    * (based in fantasy rather than reality) fabulous, fantastical * (extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic) foolish, hare-brained, unrealistic, wild * (incredibly wonderful) brilliant, fabulous, splendid, super, wonderful * See also

    Antonyms

    * (incredibly wonderful) sucktastic

    Derived terms

    * fantastical * fantastically