Idiotic is a synonym of foolish.
As adjectives the difference between idiotic and foolish
is that idiotic
is pertaining to or resembling an idiot; afflicted with idiocy while foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
* ?idiotick (qualifier)
Pertaining to or resembling an idiot; afflicted with idiocy.
Having the quality of idiocy; very foolish; stupid; nonsensical.
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 .