Usage examples for foolish

  1. " And they'll get frightened, and frightened men do foolish things," she finished. – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  2. Ah, then, you also will be foolish! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. " I am not so foolish as that," Mark replied. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  4. 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
  5. " We were very foolish," Major Forrest said softly. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. To give a life- it was different, and foolish! – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. He listen to such talk and go foolish also in the head. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  8. It was foolish, but he insisted. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. She had been foolish, and perhaps a little wrong. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  10. 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
  11. " Then it is a very foolish idea," said he. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  12. 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
  13. He had been foolish, no doubt. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  14. I think I have been very foolish. – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. I've sometimes thought it the most foolish. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  18. Know, foolish girl, that we Rakshasas never die. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  19. 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
  20. I felt sick and foolish. – Roof and Meadow by Dallas Lore Sharp