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synonyms for silliness

  • absurdity
  • craziness
  • foolishness
  • goofiness
  • stupidity
  • inanity
  • ineptitude
  • puerility
  • senselessness
  • inaneness
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antonyms for silliness

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  • sense
  • sensibleness
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How to use silliness in a sentence

I was the class clown my whole life, and I loved to laugh and be silly.
HOW TO SUCK LESS AT … BEING FUNNY IN THE NUDEEUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 18, 2020OZY
Physicists had always figured that a quantum theory of gravity came into play only in situations so extreme that they sound silly, such as a star collapsing to the radius of a proton.
THE MOST FAMOUS PARADOX IN PHYSICS NEARS ITS ENDGEORGE MUSSEROCTOBER 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Take a break from thinking about the election by learning about the weirdest, silliest, and most shocking stories we could find from political history.
THE STORY BEHIND THE MOST FRAUDULENT ELECTION IN HISTORYPOPSCI STAFFOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Treating others’ knowledge as your own isn’t as silly as it sounds.
WHY YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU KNOWKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Often surprisingly silly, and more often visceral and grim, Ruthie Fear is, at its core, about changes that may feel familiar to many mountain towns, like environmental decline and growing inequality.
3 NEW NOVELS SHOW A NATURAL WORLD IN PERILERIN BERGEROCTOBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is a silly, gentle way to shape upNintendo declined to answer specific questions about the on-board sensors and other hardware, but one assumes depth-sensing plays a big role here.
NINTENDO’S NEW RC MARIO KART LOOKS TERRIFICBRIAN HEATEROCTOBER 2, 2020TECHCRUNCH
At first blush, the idea of scheduling a commute into a work-from-home day seems silly.
THE CASE FOR A VIRTUAL COMMUTE WHEN WORKING FROM HOMEADAM LASHINSKYOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Maybe you’re reading this article in 2036 and it seems incredibly silly because Mormons have become a super Democratic group and Montana, Utah and Idaho are all blue states … who knows.
THE SENATE’S RURAL SKEW MAKES IT VERY HARD FOR DEMOCRATS TO WIN THE SUPREME COURTNATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
At the end of the day, to suggest that plant medicine is not efficacious feels pretty silly to me.
THE FOUNDER OF WELLNESS STARTUP MAB & STOKE ON THE GROWTH OF ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ OPTIONS DURING THE PANDEMICRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
He stared at the vision wonderingly and long, and then he began to laugh with the scorn of soberness and the silliness of drink.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO SILLINESS

  • BS
  • applesauce
  • bull
  • crap
  • craziness
  • farce
  • flapdoodle
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • hot air
  • idiocy
  • illogicality
  • illogicalness
  • improbability
  • inanity
  • incongruity
  • insanity
  • irrationality
  • jazz
  • jive
  • ludicrousness
  • ridiculousness
  • senselessness
  • silliness
  • stupidity
  • unreasonableness
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