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foolish

adjective  us   /ˈfu·lɪʃ/
stupid or unwise: She was afraid that she would look foolish if she refused to go along with her friends. It would be foolish of us to assume that everything will work out fine.
foolishly
adverb  us   /ˈfu·lɪʃ·li/
I would just like to know that my taxes are not being foolishly spent.
foolishness
noun [U]  us   /ˈfu·lɪʃ·nəs/
My father was not one to tolerate foolishness.
Translations of “foolish”
in Korean 멍청한…
in Arabic أَحْمَق, سَخيف…
in Portuguese bobo, tolo, insensato…
in Catalan ximple, estúpid…
in Japanese 愚かな…
in Italian sciocco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢的,傻的…
in Russian глупый…
in Turkish aptal, akılsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的,傻的…
in Polish głupi…
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