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What is the noun for foolhardiness?

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  1. (pejorative) A person with poor judgment or little intelligence.
  2. (historical) A jester; a person whose role was to entertain a sovereign and the court (or lower personages).
  3. (informal) Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.
  4. (slang) Buddy, dude, person.
  5. (cooking) A type of dessert made of puréed fruit and custard or cream.
  6. (capitalized) A particular card in a tarot deck.
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  8. Examples:
    1. “I was such a fool for believing that you could change all the ways you've been living, but you just couldn't stop.”
      “I heard the word dude and I became unglued. Slowly, I turned, step by step, inch by inch, into a crazed fool.”
      “That one was Tulchaíne, the royal fool of the king of Temuir, Conare's trickster, a man of great power.”
  1. Foolishness.
  2. Thoughtless action resulting in tragic consequence.
  3. A fanciful building built for purely ornamental reasons.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “It must be an enormous vanity or an enormous folly that makes certain men believe that they can rectify the pretended lack of taste or the errors of Nature.”
      “They are too wise to speak such folly.”
      “But union leaders said the service was being hit by an act of vandalism and branded the plans folly and an absolute disgrace.”
  1. The condition of being a fool; foolishness; folly
  2. (humorous) Used as a title or a form of address for a foolish person
  1. (uncountable) The state of being foolish.
  2. (countable) A thing or event that is foolish, or an absurdity.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “He walked away, not wanting to deal with any more of the idiot's foolishness.”
      “He gazed out of the window and questioned the foolishness of his decision to take on the old homestead.”
      “I never want to hear you speak such foolishness again. There's nothing at all wrong with Rose.”
  1. (slang) A foolish or naive troublemaker.
  1. (humorous) something that measures the level of foolishness
  1. Alternative form of foolhardice
  1. The quality of being foolhardy.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The foolhardiness of playing into that would be so great that we ought to question Roberts' judgement if he does.”
      “One opposite to courage is cowardice, but another is rashness, foolhardiness.”
      “They came to throw their son at your face and see if you regret your foolhardiness.”
  1. The state or essence of being a fool.
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  1. The state or essence of being a fool.
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  1. Foolish behaviour or speech.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “In years gone by, entire summers could pass with barely a glimpse of flannelled foolery on the back pages of the tabloids.”
      “The circus clown's antics and absurd costume were pure foolery, making the audience burst into laughter.”
      “For all its appearance of foolery, then, play is serious business that does not mask unpleasant realities hidden by ritual.”
  1. (obsolete) Foolhardiness.
  1. Someone or something who fools.
  2. Examples:
    1. “More specifically, this paper develops an apparent pattern in the dissents of the frequent dissenter, Judge Fooler.”
  1. (obsolete) foolhardiness
  1. (humorous) A female fool.
  1. Archaic spelling of fool.
  1. plural of folly
  2. (uncountable) A lavishly-produced theatrical revue characterized by major stars, huge casts, and opulent costumes and scenery.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “It's a good idea to show the follies of socialism in pictorial form and he does have some good pictures.”
      “Right now, there was nothing to do but mope over her past follies and errors.”
      “True enough, Deacon, we're not about to start throwing stones at the political follies of one's youth.”
  1. plural of foolometer
  1. plural of fooligan
  2. Examples:
    1. “Indeed, it is being erroneously taken for granted that this Suffrage foolery is a kind of game between the police and the fooligans.”
      “A lot of these rappers that come in here could break out in a major way if they wasn't so busy slanging and bangin' and acting like a bunch of fooligans.”
  1. plural of foolship
  1. plural of foolery
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    1. “We'll be saying more about the particular fooleries, dishonesties and tendentiousness involved in these arguments.”
      “It is one of the grossest fooleries which the wickedness of man has ever led him to commit.”
      “It is claimed that he reclaimed the city from idleness, from a love of dancing, and from other fooleries to which it was addicted and that he endeavored to bring the inhabitants to be friendly to one another.”
  1. plural of fooless
  1. plural of fooler
  2. Examples:
    1. “Between the four of you, you must trick the tricksters, fool the foolers, and outwit the outwitters.”
      “For a few bucks more, Fowl Foolers will also slap on a protective coating for the iciest of conditions.”
  1. plural of foole
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