Definition of Foolishnesses

1. Noun. (plural of foolishness) ¹



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Definition of Foolishnesses

1. foolishness [n] - See also: foolishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foolishnesses

foolhardise
foolhardy
foolheartedly
foolhood
foolify
fooling
fooling about
fooling around
foolings
foolish
foolish woman
foolisher
foolishest
foolishly
foolishness
foolishnesses (current term)
foolometer
foolometers
foolproof
fools
fools' errands
fools around
fools rush in where angels fear to tread
foolscap
foolscaps
foom
foon
foons
foordite
foorth

Literary usage of Foolishnesses

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1. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1899)
"... foolishnesses, none the less it is wise. But you and I are tempted to say : " Why should I permit myself to be shorn of my freedom to be myself by these ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"I was right; but she had stood by me most helpfully in the castle, and had mightily supported and rein- forced me with gigantic foolishnesses which were ..."

3. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1916)
"... of him from day to day in spite of his many faults and almost incredible foolishnesses. It was perhaps on account of these very things that she saw how ..."

4. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1851)
"... for perfection will increase the supply: educated imbecility and finessed foolishness are the worst of all imbecilities and foolishnesses ; and there is ..."

5. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"Of such is The First Year, a pleasant pastiche of the mental foolishnesses and difficulties of this grave business of fusing two lives into a new one. ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1887)
"Mr Ruskin, we don't doubt, would have been saved from many of those foolishnesses which bewilder his true-lovers, had it not been for the existence around ..."

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