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  1. absurdity, fatuity, fatuousness, sillinessnoun

    a ludicrous folly

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

    ridiculousness, absurdity, fatuity, absurdness, fatuousness, giddiness

  2. giddiness, sillinessnoun

    an impulsive scatterbrained manner

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

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  1. sillinessnoun

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

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  1. Elise Kay:

    Our president has an unfortunate habit of distracting with tweets, it's just silliness. But the economy is not silly. It's doing great, and I am afraid if we don't re-elect the president, that will stop.

  2. Doug Kass:

    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.

  3. Larry Starr:

    We may be willing to put up -- even embrace silliness as part of a holiday aesthetic -- that we wouldn't necessarily welcome in other ways.

  4. 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.

  5. Paul Rudd:

    It's just the right amount of absurd and silliness, it was just such a cool thing to go back and re-enter that whole world... It's a great thing to revisit.

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