foolish foolish  /ˈfu lɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) devoid of good sense or judgment
  2. (adj) having or revealing stupidity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Foolish lenders become the enablers of foolish borrowers.
  2. The foolish should not have taken on mortgages they had no realistic possibility of paying.
  3. McDonnell specializes in studying wild horses and has occasionally seen the roughsometimes lethaltreatment feral dogs receive when they're foolish enough to spook the group.

News

  1. Pastor's Corner: Knowing God's Will

    “So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Times-News

  2. Indiana law gives offenders second chance

    One foolish mistake can overwrite years of integrity and hard work, leaving someone unable to get a job and provide for themselves and their family.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Purdue Exponent

  3. Why It Would Be Foolish to Sell Your Stocks

    Why It Would Be Foolish to Sell Your Stocks        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "We have heard this foolish delusion before," Bush said. "As Nazi tanks crossed into Poland in 1939, an American senator declared, 'Lord, if only I could have talked to Hitler, all of this might have been avoided.' We have an obligation to...
    on May 21, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I am concerned that Treasury's proposal is neither workable nor comprehensive despite its enormous price tag," Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, the senior Republican on the banking committee, said. "It would be foolish to waste massive sums...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Richard Shelby Source: Slate

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