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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foolishness  \Fool"ish*ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  foolish. 
 
  2.  A  foolish  practice;  an  absurdity. 
 
  The  preaching  of  the  cross  is  to  them  that  perish 
  foolishness.  --1  Cor.  i. 
  18. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foolishness 
  n  1:  the  trait  of  acting  stupidly  or  rashly  [syn:  {folly},  {unwiseness}] 
  [ant:  {wisdom}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  rash  and  foolish  [syn:  {folly},  {craziness}] 
  3:  a  stupid  mistake  [syn:  {stupidity},  {betise},  {folly},  {imbecility}] 




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