Ridiculous is a synonym of foolish.
As adjectives the difference between ridiculous and foolish
is that ridiculous
is deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd while foolish
is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.
- That hairstyle looks ridiculous .
- It's ridiculous to charge so much for a little souvenir.
* willy nilly
* See also
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 .