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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
foolish /'fu:liʃ/
  • tính từ
    • dại dột, ngu xuẩn, xuẩn ngốc ((cũng) fool)
Concise Dictionary
+devoid of good sense or judgment
+having or revealing stupidity

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 senseless, incautious, imprudent, impolitic, indiscreet, unwise, injudicious, ill-considered, ill-advised, misguided, short-sighted, impetuous, headlong, rash, brash, reckless, hasty, heedless, unwary, foolhardy, thoughtless, mindless:
Standing under a tree in a thunderstorm is foolish.
2 nonsensical, stupid, asinine, inane, silly, fatuous, fatuitous, dim-witted, scatterbrained, hare-brained, crazy, mad, insane, demented, irrational, erratic, unstable, crack-brained, feather-brained, bird-brained, simple-minded, light-headed, muddle-headed, numskulled or numbskulled, addle-pated, rattle-brained, bemused, confused, feeble-minded, moronic, idiotic, imbecilic, halfwitted, dull-witted, slow-witted, witless, brainless, empty-headed, blockheaded, boneheaded, thickheaded, obtuse, stolid, Colloq dumb, balmy or Brit barmy, loony, nuts, nutty, batty, dopey or dopy, soft (in the head), dim, thick, dippy, dotty, dizzy, Brit potty, daft, Slang cuckoo, goofy, screwy, wacky:
Tracy was foolish to believe him when he said he loved her.
3 preposterous, ridiculous, absurd, irrational, illogical, unreasonable, ludicrous, wild:
They have some foolish idea about building a hotel in Antarctica.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 (of actions or behaviour) not showing good sense or judgement
Synonym: SILLY
She's just a vain, foolish woman. + I was foolish enough to believe what Jeff told me. + The accident was my fault-it would be foolish to pretend otherwise. + How could she have been so foolish as to fall in love with him? + a foolish idea / dream / mistake + It was a very foolish thing to do.
2 [not usually before noun] made to feel or look silly and embarrassed: I felt foolish and a failure. + He's afraid of looking foolish in front of his friends.
foolishly adverb: We foolishly thought that everyone would speak English. + Foolishly, I allowed myself to be persuaded to enter the contest.
foolishness noun [U]: Jenny had to laugh at her own foolishness.
Collocation Dictionary


appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound


exceedingly, extremely, incredibly, really, singularly, very | utterly | a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly, vaguely

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