Usage examples for foolish

  1. " We were very foolish," Major Forrest said softly. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. I was very glad to hear it, for I thought that Sir Peregrine was going to do a very foolish thing. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. I think I have been very foolish. – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  4. " I am not so foolish as that," Mark replied. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  5. I've sometimes thought it the most foolish. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  6. Ah, then, you also will be foolish! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  7. He had been foolish, no doubt. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  8. Mrs. Matheson was saying to Delia; aware as soon as the question was uttered that it was a foolish one. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  9. Know, foolish girl, that we Rakshasas never die. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  10. She had been foolish, and perhaps a little wrong. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  11. He must have been foolish, read it all how we may. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  12. " Then it is a very foolish idea," said he. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  13. When they were gone, I said to this lady, " What foolish talking have we had!" – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  14. She knows, as we all know, that to play for money is a foolish thing to do. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  15. I felt sick and foolish. – Roof and Meadow by Dallas Lore Sharp
  16. To give a life- it was different, and foolish! – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  17. " And they'll get frightened, and frightened men do foolish things," she finished. – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  18. About this time he took what seemed a foolish step, looking alone to the progress of his art. – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  19. He listen to such talk and go foolish also in the head. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson