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adjective foolish pronunciation in British English /ˈfuːlɪʃ/
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  1. 1
    lacking good sense and judgment
    a foolish mistake
    I did some stupid things when I was young and foolish.
    it is foolish to do something: It would be foolish to change your mind now.
    very/singularly/extremely foolish: That was a singularly foolish thing to do.
  2. 2
    embarrassed because of something stupid that you have done
    I tried to ask a question, but just made myself look foolish.
    I felt so foolish when I realized what I had done.

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