Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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foolish +‎ -ness

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