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English definition of “foolish”


adjective     /ˈfuː.lɪʃ/
B2 unwise , stupid , or not showing good judgment : That was a rather foolish thing to do. She was afraid that she would look foolish if she refused . It was foolish of them to pay so much.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind foolishly     /-li/ adverb B2 Foolishly, I didn't write the phone number down.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind foolishness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Stupid and silly behaviour
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