What is the difference between foolishness and dumbass?

foolishness | dumbass |


As nouns the difference between foolishness and dumbass

is that foolishness is (uncountable) the state of being foolish while dumbass is (us|vulgar|slang) a person marked by stupidity or foolishness.

As a adjective dumbass is

stupid, foolish.

foolishness

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being foolish.
  • (countable) A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.
  • Synonyms

    * imprudence, folly * extravagance, irresponsibility * indiscretion, absurdity * ridiculousness * stupidity

    Antonyms

    * wisdom

    dumbass

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (US, vulgar, slang) A stupid or foolish person.
  • The dumbass walked off with my car keys and left me hers.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • stupid, foolish
  • That dumbass driver ruined my car!