Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which is perceived as silly or frivolous.
  • n. An act that is silly; a result of being silly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being silly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being silly; foolishness; senselessness; weakness of understanding; extreme simplicity; absurd or contemptible folly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an impulsive scatterbrained manner
  • n. a ludicrous folly

Etymologies

silly +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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