Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being foolish.
  • n. A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being foolish.
  • n. A foolish practice; an absurdity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or condition of being foolish; want of understanding; folly.
  • n. A foolish practice; an absurdity.
  • n. Synonyms Silliness, stupidity, imbecility, dullness, doltishness, nonsense, absurdity.

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

  • n. the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
  • n. a stupid mistake
  • n. the quality of being rash and foolish

Etymologies

foolish +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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