Foolish vs Headless - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between foolish and headless
is that foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while headless
is without a head; decapitated.
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 .
Without a head; decapitated.
Without a head in the sense of leadership.
- How did the headless horseman see to chase Ichabod?
(linguistics, of a phrase or compound) Not having a head morpheme or word.
(computing) Running without a user interface; specifically , running without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
* 2003 , William Boswell, Inside Windows Server 2003 , Addison-Wesley, ISBN 978-0-7357-1158-7,
- The headless army blundered along after the death of their general, accomplishing nothing.
* 2007 , Carla Schroder, Linux Networking Cookbook , O’Reilly Media (2008), ISBN 978-0-596-10248-7,
/redirect. Used for console redirection in headless servers.
* 2010 , Charles Bell et al., MySQL High Availability: Tools for Building Robust Data Centers , O'Reilly Media, ISBN 978-0-596-80730-6,
- Routers typically run headless , without a keyboard or monitor.
(of beer) Without a head of foam.
(obsolete) Destitute of understanding or prudence; foolish; rash.
- This is not unexpected for a Windows system running as a virtual machine or a headless server
- Witless headiness in judging or headless hardiness in condemning. — Spenser.
* run around like a headless chicken