Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the quality of being foolish
a reminder of the follies of war
Sinonimi
foolishness
the foolishness of dangerously squabbling politicians
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bêtise (rare)
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nonsense
Surely it is an economic nonsense to deplete the world of natural resources.
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madness
It is political madness.
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stupidity
I can't get over the stupidity of their decision.
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absurdity
I get angry at the absurdity of a situation.
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indiscretion
Occasionally they paid for their indiscretion with their lives.
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recklessness
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silliness
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idiocy
the idiocy of subsidies for activities which damage the environment
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irrationality
the irrationality of his behaviour
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preposterousness
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daftness (informal)
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desipience
Contrari
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rationality
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level-headedness

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of absurdity
I get angry at the absurdity of a situation.
Sinonimi
ridiculousness,
malarkey,
silliness,
meaninglessness,
daftness (informal),
senselessness,
illogicality,
ludicrousness,
unreasonableness,
preposterousness,
farcicality,
craziness (informal),
bêtise (rare),
farcicalness,
illogicalness
in the sense of daftness
Sinonimi
silliness,
craziness,
malarkey,
foolhardiness,
senselessness,
dottiness (slang, British),
witlessness,
brainlessness,
scattiness (British, informal),
fatuousness
in the sense of idiocy
Definition
utter stupidity
the idiocy of subsidies for activities which damage the environment
Sinonimi
senselessness,
cretinism,
abject stupidity,
fatuousness

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Sinonimi di folly dal Sinonimi inglese Collins
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