Illogical vs Foolish - What's the difference?

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Illogical is a related term of foolish.


As adjectives the difference between illogical and foolish

is that illogical is contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning while foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

illogical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning.
  • She gave me an illogical reply and left me standing there feeling confused.

    Derived terms

    * illogicality * illogically * illogicalness

    Synonyms

    * absurd * irrational * unreasoning * unsound

    Antonyms

    * logical

    See also

    * illogic

    foolish

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • 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.
  • :
  • *(Aeschylus)
  • *:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
  • Synonyms

    * absurd * idiotic * ridiculous * silly * unwise

    Antonyms

    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness