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1. silliness

noun. ['ˈsɪliːnəs'] an impulsive scatterbrained manner.

Synonyms

  • giddiness
  • frivolity
  • lightsomeness
  • frivolousness

Antonyms

  • intelligence
  • dullness
  • light
  • sorrow

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • silly (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Silliness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word silliness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Note that the silliness of the poem's narrator accords with the mood set in the versification.

2. silliness

noun. ['ˈsɪliːnəs'] a ludicrous folly.

Synonyms

  • fatuity
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • unwiseness
  • fatuousness

Antonyms

  • dysphoria
  • awkwardness
  • heaviness
  • darkness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • silly (English)
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