Foolhardiness vs Idiocy - What's the difference?

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Foolhardiness is a related term of idiocy.


As nouns the difference between foolhardiness and idiocy

is that foolhardiness is the quality of being foolhardy while idiocy is (psychology) the state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.

foolhardiness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The quality of being foolhardy.
  • idiocy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * idiotcy

    Noun

    (idiocies)
  • (psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
  • An act lacking intelligence or sense; an instance of senselessness; extremely foolish behaviour.
  • The administrators, growing tired of such idiocy , put a new policy in place.

    Synonyms

    * imbecility * stupidity

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