Foolish vs Lunkish - What's the difference?

foolish | lunkish |

As adjectives the difference between foolish and lunkish

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while lunkish is like a lunk; stupid, foolish.




  • 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


    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness




    (en adjective)
  • Like a lunk; stupid, foolish.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 16, author=Caryn James, title=In Foreign Oscar Entries, the Past Masks the Present, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The lunkish Jannik (the enormously affecting Nikolaj Lie Kaas) is the family screw-up just out of prison for robbery. }}