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Not only that, but a lot of their male family members — brothers, brothers-in-law, and fathers — had volunteered unsolicited opinions about how foolish they had been.
When Christians believe and propagate foolish things like QAnon, they make it even harder for others to listen.
I think the coronavirus response, which has been incompetent and foolish, has probably also contributed to their grievances.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BELARUSTRACY MORANAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
In Lukashenko’s Belarus, independent political leaders are seen as brave yet reckless, even foolish, for voluntarily jumping into the spotlight and risking his wrath.
COULD SHE UPSET BELARUS’ DICTATOR?PALLABI MUNSIAUGUST 5, 2020OZY
By the end of the 1500s, silly was used for “lacking good sense, foolish, irrational, ridiculous.”
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
For others life is but a foolish leisure with mock activities and mimic avocations to mask its uselessness.
More foolish, more culpable weakness was never shown than in thus yielding to these schemes.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
They that sit on mount Seir, and the Philistines, and the foolish people that dwell in Sichem.
Feeling sixteen and very foolish, she sank to the edge of a chair and muttered something about the charm of the room.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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