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foolish

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fool +‎ -ish

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foolish (comparative foolisher or more foolish, superlative foolishest or most foolish)

  1. (of a person, an action, etc.) Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
  2. Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
    Being foolish once in a while does not make one a foolish person.
    "It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish" - Aeschylus

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