English to German Meaning :: foolish

Foolish :
töricht
töricht, dumm, albern, närrisch, unsinnig, unklug, lächerlich, leichtsinnig, tölpelhaft, hohlköpfig - törichttörichtTorheit
 
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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.
Related Words
(1) be foolish ::
töricht
(2) foolish thing ::
dumme Sache
Synonyms
Adjective
1. stupid ::
blöd
2. silly ::
dumm
3. idiotic ::
idiotisch
4. witless ::
geistlos
5. brainless ::
hirnlos
6. vacuous ::
leer
7. mindless ::
geistlos
8. unintelligent ::
unintelligent
9. thoughtless ::
gedankenlos
10. half-baked ::
unausgegoren
11. harebrained ::
hirnrissig
12. imprudent ::
unklug
13. incautious ::
unvorsichtig
14. injudicious ::
unklug
15. unwise ::
unklug
16. ill-advised ::
schlecht beraten
17. ill-considered ::
unbedacht
18. impolitic ::
unklug
19. rash ::
Ausschlag
20. reckless ::
leichtsinnig
21. foolhardy ::
tollkühn
22. daft ::
bekloppt
23. dumb ::
Dumm
24. dim ::
verdunkeln
27. thick ::
dick
28. crack-brained ::
irre
29. crackpot ::
spinös
30. pea-brained ::
erbsen brained
31. wooden-headed ::
Holzköpfiger
32. dumb-ass ::
Blödmann
Antonyms
1. judicious ::
umsichtig
2. prudent ::
umsichtig
3. sagacious ::
scharfsinnig
4. sage ::
Salbei
5. sane ::
geistig gesund
6. sapient ::
weise
7. sensible ::
sinnvoll
8. sound ::
klingen
9. wise ::
weise
Different Forms
foolish, foolishly, foolishness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

What\'s foolish about that?

What's FOOLISH about that?

Vikings Season 1, Episode 9


It\'s so good of you
to visit me and my foolish flock of hens.

It's so good of you to visit me and my FOOLISH flock of hens.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2


foolish enough to show me...

FOOLISH enough to show me...

Westworld Season 2, Episode 2


Sheldon, it\'s foolish to be angry
that Bert\'s work has merit.

Sheldon, it's FOOLISH to be angry that Bert's work has merit.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 9


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"pretty darn FOOLISH right now. I'm talking about you,

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23


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