Foolhardiness vs Imbecility - What's the difference?

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Foolhardiness is a related term of imbecility.


As nouns the difference between foolhardiness and imbecility

is that foolhardiness is the quality of being foolhardy while imbecility is the quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, especially of mind.

foolhardiness

English

Noun

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

    English

    Noun

  • The quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, especially of mind.
  • Something imbecilic; a stupid action, behaviour, etc.
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