Senseless vs Foolish - What's the difference?

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Senseless is a related term of foolish.


As adjectives the difference between senseless and foolish

is that senseless is bereft of feeling or consciousness; deprived of sensation; unconscious; insensible while foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

senseless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Bereft of feeling or consciousness; deprived of sensation; unconscious; insensible.
  • The blow to his head rendered him senseless , he didn't awaken until he was in the ambulance.
  • Lacking meaning or purpose; without common sense; pointless; meaningless.
  • What a senseless waste of money.
  • Without consideration, awareness or sound judgement; unreasonable; unwise; stupid.
  • He took senseless risks, not even aware of the danger he was in.

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    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