Foolish vs Vapid - What's the difference?

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Foolish is a related term of vapid.


As adjectives the difference between foolish and vapid

is that foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise while vapid is lifeless, dull or banal.

foolish

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • 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

    Antonyms

    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness

    vapid

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Lifeless, dull or banal.
  • * 1857 , , Volume the Second, page 30 (ISBN 1857150570)
  • Then there was a little more trite conversation between Mr. Arabin and Mr. Harding; trite, and hard, and vapid , and senseless.
  • Tasteless, bland, or insipid.
  • Derived terms

    * vapidity * vapidly * vapidness

    Synonyms

    * See , ,

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