English to Afrikaans Meaning :: foolish

Foolish :
dwaas
- dwaasdwaasheiddwaasheid
 

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Adjective(1) devoid of good sense or judgment(2) having or revealing stupidity

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(1) He understood that it would be bad and foolish to risk everything for stubborn pride.(2) I was foolish enough to believe that someone like him could ever be interested in someone like me.(3) I wanted to prove to him that I was not just a little foolish girl.(4) I think it was rather foolish on your part not to ask who you were speaking to.(5) Byron always longed for adventure, but this idea just seemed foolish to him.(6) In practice, prospective partners would be foolish to ignore the interests of either institution.(7) The Government would be very unwise and foolish to attempt to get rid of her.(8) She had been so foolish to think she could fall in love with another.(9) Equally it is foolish to pretend that private drug taking imposes no harm on society.(10) The Titans came, and foolish mortals sought power in strange places.(11) We are very foolish to let this pass in any instance.(12) Neither of us can afford to lose our positions here over a foolish mistake.(13) No one is foolish enough to believe that we have an equitable system at the moment.(14) Of course, it may be foolish to assume that the two references to peace present an irreconcilable contradiction.(15) Outsiders have no right to demand it, and the church would be very foolish to try and provide it.(16) If such promises have been made, the administration would be foolish to believe them.
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(1) be foolish ::
wees dwase
Synonyms
Adjective
1. stupid ::
onnosel
2. silly ::
dom
3. idiotic ::
idiotiese
4. witless ::
stupide
5. brainless ::
breinlose
6. vacuous ::
nutteloos
7. mindless ::
sinnelose
8. unintelligent ::
denkende
9. thoughtless ::
onbesonne
10. half-baked ::
-Half gebakte
11. harebrained ::
harebrained
12. imprudent ::
onverstandig
13. incautious ::
onversigtige
14. injudicious ::
onoordeelkundige
15. unwise ::
onverstandig
16. ill-advised ::
onverstandige
17. ill-considered ::
ondeurdagte
18. impolitic ::
tactloos
19. rash ::
uitslag
20. reckless ::
roekelose
21. foolhardy ::
doldriest
22. daft ::
daft
23. dumb ::
stom
24. dim ::
dof
27. thick ::
dik
28. crack-brained ::
kraak-brained
29. crackpot ::
crackpot
30. pea-brained ::
-Ertjie brained
31. wooden-headed ::
hout-headed
32. dumb-ass ::
domkop
Antonyms
1. judicious ::
oordeelkundige
2. prudent ::
omsigtige
3. sagacious ::
intelligent
4. sage ::
salie
5. sane ::
sane
6. sapient ::
SAPIENT
7. sensible ::
sinvolle
8. sound ::
klink
9. wise ::
wys
Different Forms
foolish, foolishly, foolishness
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