foolish

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foolish is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

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Adjective[change]

Positive
foolish

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Unwise. A person who is foolish does not have good sense or judgement. They do things without thinking carefully; they do things that are bad ideas.
    The person who saw and copied my homework today is being foolish.
  2. Foolish means someone who is usually foolish. They have the characteristic (quality) of being foolish.
    Being foolish once in a while does not make a person a foolish one.