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adverb as in idiotic, without due consideration

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I should have been more aware of that, instead of foolishly thinking I was somehow protected by being liked by his Number Twos.

For the longest time, the two have had a bet on who Ted would end up with—Marshall foolishly thought it would be Robin.

On their first date, Ted foolishly tells Robin that he loves her.

This is the sort of question we keep foolishly hoping a biography can answer.

They foolishly believe that cutting off that aid would compel the military to turn back the clock to Morsi and his free election.

He wore no hat and scarcely needed one, and while his physique was that of a mighty man his face was foolishly weak and vain.

The most myopic of creatures could have seen that Anne was foolishly in love with her rascal husband.

In her dim, cushioned corner Mollie Gretna lay back against the wall, her face pale and her weak mouth foolishly agape.

I have foolishly undertaken to write music for a ballet Cinderella, at a very small fee.

When any new danger threatens they lay the blame on Moses; they even foolishly regret that they had not died in Egypt.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foolishly, such as: mistakenly, stupidly, unwisely, absurdly, ill-advisedly, and imprudently.

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