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Foolhardy vs. Foolish

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Foolhardyadjective

Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; boldly rash; hotheaded.

Foolishadjective

(of a person, an action, etc.) Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

Foolhardynoun

A person who is foolhardy.

Foolishadjective

Resembling or characteristic of a fool.

Foolhardyadjective

Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold.

Foolishadjective

Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise.

‘I am a very foolish fond old man.’;

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Foolhardyadjective

marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences;

‘foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker’; ‘became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans’; ‘a reckless driver’; ‘a rash attempt to climb the World Trade Center’;

Foolishadjective

Such as a fool would do; proceeding from weakness of mind or silliness; exhibiting a want of judgment or discretion; as, a foolish act.

Foolishadjective

Absurd; ridiculous; despicable; contemptible.

‘A foolish figure he must make.’;

Foolishadjective

devoid of good sense or judgment;

‘foolish remarks’; ‘a foolish decision’;

Foolishadjective

having or revealing stupidity;

‘ridiculous anserine behavior’; ‘a dopey answer’; ‘a dopey kid’; ‘some fool idea about rewriting authors' books’;

Foolishadjective

lacking good sense or judgement; unwise

‘he was foolish enough to confide in her’; ‘a foolish decision’;

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