Foolhardiness vs Stupidity - What's the difference?

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Foolhardiness is a related term of stupidity.


As nouns the difference between foolhardiness and stupidity

is that foolhardiness is the quality of being foolhardy while stupidity is (uncountable) the property of being stupid.

foolhardiness

English

Noun

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

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (rare)

    Noun

    (wikipedia stupidity)
  • (uncountable) The property of being stupid.
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  • (countable) An act that is stupid.