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Synonyms for sillinesssilli·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurdity, fatuity, fatuousness, sillinessnoun

    a ludicrous folly

    "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior"

    Synonyms:
    ridiculousness, absurdity, fatuity, absurdness, fatuousness, giddiness

  2. giddiness, sillinessnoun

    an impulsive scatterbrained manner

    Synonyms:
    fatuousness, giddiness, lightheadedness, fatuity, dizziness, vertigo, absurdity

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  1. sillinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    folly, foolishness, puerility, stupidity, inanity, inaneness, absurdity, senselessness, ineptitude

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#899error
#12351nonsense
#20444stupidity
#20527vertigo
#21562dizziness
#21891folly
#37614absurdity
#45111silliness
#47276foolishness
#48388idiocy
#78377lightheadedness
#91338miscalculation
#92835indiscretion
#149795ridiculousness
#152364giddiness
#173706imbecility
#182661imprudence
#223530misjudgment
#245809senselessness

How to use silliness in a sentence?

  1. Doug Kass:

    Consumers love it and it will be well greeted in the market - and then probably fizzle out, that a company of such a small size can get a valuation is symptomatic of the silliness ... that develops in a period of zero interest rates.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    This issue is largely silliness stirred up by the media, nobody reasonably thinks Chris Christie is opposed to vaccinating kids other than a bunch of reporters who want to write headlines.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

  4. Leslie Miklosy:

    Past all the silliness of youth -- with its insecurities, cheap thrills, and ill-fitting identities -- lies the snug comfort of age.

  5. Michael Cohen:

    I'm responsible for your silliness because I did the same thing that you're doing now for 10 years, i protected Mr. Trump for 10 years...

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