Foolishness in a sentence as a noun

Yes, what he did was foolish, but thank god for foolishness.

It was funny when it was just a joke mocking foolishness.

They talk as if they knew everything, and what passes for wisdom with us is foolishness with them.

The only cracking down wanted is on government foolishness and waste.

Smart people have at times succumbed to the foolishness of representing themselves in court.

You can attribute it to arrogance, or naivete, or whatever -- it doesn't matter in the end, because it's foolishness.

"I've had that same conversation on 3 different occasions, each with ludicrously mis-used tools broken entirely through my foolishness.

OK, so here's the real question: how do you know when what you're doing can be called 'endurance' and not foolishness?You work on your product; initially everything's great, there's a feeling of 'nothing is impossible'.

No, "I'm sorry you were offended" ********, no "freedom of speech" foolishness, no blaming the media for things he actually did. Instead, we get a clear recounting of events, a reasonable explanation for how it happened, a full apology, a reasonable defense against the false accusations, and closing with "it's my job to know".He's right; the Internet is a treacherous medium.

This attitude of "I know what the patterns are and anyone that doesn't follow them is somehow toxic" ignores the fact that those who succeed on large scales are not the ones that follow norms!This is extremely frustrating to me, partially because the author persists in spreading this foolishness, partially because she doesn't understand why it's foolish, and finally because so many people fail to see that it is foolish.

Foolishness definitions


the trait of acting stupidly or rashly

See also: folly unwiseness


the quality of being rash and foolish; "trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly"; "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness"

See also: folly craziness madness


a stupid mistake

See also: stupidity betise folly imbecility