foolish


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devoid of good sense or judgment

having or revealing stupidity

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No, never repeat that foolish gossip, and forget it as soon as you can," said Mrs.
She is a very headstrong, foolish girl, and does not know her own interest but I will MAKE her know it.
But, dear Eudosia, I wish you had not bought that foolish pocket-handkerchief.
Bright, admiring glances from a handsome young gentleman with white hands, a gold chain, occasional regimentals, and wealth and grandeur immeasurable--those were the warm rays that set poor Hetty's heart vibrating and playing its little foolish tunes over and over again.
Ah, those foolish days, those foolish days when we were unselfish and pure-minded; those foolish days when our simple hearts were full of truth, and faith, and reverence
Tell them it would be foolish for me to eat the piglet, because I had sense enough to know it would raise a row if I did.
Then he lay back in his chair and sang a foolish song that did not seem to the General to mean anything, although he listened carefully.
for laws were never meant to be understood, and it is foolish to make the attempt.
It stood close to the roadside and over the door was a sign that read: "Miss Foolish Owl and Mr.
It was foolish, perhaps, to feel any gratitude at all; but it seemed to me, at that moment, as if this were a remarkable instance of his good-nature: an act of kindness, which I could not repay, but never should forget: so utterly unaccustomed was I to receive such civilities, so little prepared to expect them from anyone within fifty miles of Horton Lodge.
Just as they were expiring, they exclaimed, "O foolish creatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure we have destroyed ourselves.
This was foolish and inconsistent with my previous dread of the light, but what would you have?
It was very foolish of you," said practical Aunt Janet.
It is only my foolish fancy, mama,' said Kate, forcing a smile.
and here do not let us fall into the error of supposing that the unjust and foolish man, when he is detected, perishes through his own injustice, which is an evil of the soul.