(uncountable) That which is perceived as silly or frivolous.
obsolete spelling of silliness
(countable) An act that is silly; a result of being silly.
The quality or state of being silly.
a ludicrous folly;
‘the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior’;
an impulsive scatterbrained manner
lack of common sense or judgement; foolishness
‘children will love the sheer silliness of the enterprise’; ‘he spouted the same sillinesses I hear all too often’; ‘she had to laugh at her own silliness’;
Silliness is defined as engaging in , showing a , or . In television, film, and the circus, portrayals of silliness such as exaggerated, funny behavior are used to amuse audiences.
‘a ludicrous folly’; ‘lack of good sense or judgment’; ‘the condition of being frivolous, trivial, or superficial’;