Silly synonyms and antonyms

sĭl'ē

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Deserving ridicule
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The definition of goofy is someone or something that is silly.
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The definition of asinine is to be silly, stupid or ridiculous.
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Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny.
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Belonging or suitable to a child
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Lacking sense or meaning; foolish; silly
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Obnoxiously stupid, vacantly silly, content in one's foolishness.
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(Not comparable) Having no brain.
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Absurd, or contrary to common sense.
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Slightly crazy
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So senseless as to be laughable
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Displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense
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Without sense or reason; foolish; stupid
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Eccentric or irrational:
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Lacking common sense
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(Informal) Silly or scatterbrained, usually of a woman.
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(US) Excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy. (British equivalent: soppy)
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Not being burdened by trouble, worry, or care; happy and carefree.
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Out of the ordinary, esp. in a puzzling or suspicious way
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Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish:
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Arousing scornful pity or contempt, often due to miserable inadequacy.
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Insignificant; trivial:
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Comical in an extravagantly ludicrous or slapstick manner
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Existing or designed according to a plan
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Alternative form of empty-headed.
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Not rational; unfounded or nonsensical.
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Silly or trivial, esp. in a childish way or as a result of immaturity
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Ineffectual; useless:
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Alternative spelling of weak-minded.
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Lacking wit or intelligence; foolish
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Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.
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Lunatic is defined as someone or something that is wild, crazy or absurd.
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Lacking judgment, realism, or firmness.
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Extremely foolish or stupid.
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(Slang) Foolish; silly:
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Happy-go-lucky.
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Lacking in sense; foolish or crazy.
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Conspicuously unintelligent; stupid:
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fop; dandified.
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(Archaic) Frivolous, impulsive, inconsistent, changeable.
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Acting with or showing good sense; able to make good judgements based on reason.
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Not determined by reason; capricious; arbitrary; irrational.
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Alternative spelling of wacky.
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Having or showing little sense; foolish:
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Alternative spelling of feather-brained.
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The definition of frivolous is something that has little value or importance or is silly or trivial.
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Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of an idiot; very foolish or stupid
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Easily excited; skittish.
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Having a whirling, dazed sensation; giddy; lightheaded
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Showing signs of brain damage caused by repeated blows to the head. Used especially of a boxer.
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Contrary to logic; lacking sense or sound reasoning.
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(Dated) Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; especially, mentally weak.
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(Of a thing done) Overly repetitive and unchallenging.
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Like or as an imbecile; so senseless as to be laughable; absurd, foolish, stupid, idiotic.
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Absent-minded, forgetful, distractable.
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(Informal) Crazy.
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Alternative spelling of lightheaded.
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Dizzy or feeling faint, usually caused by a drop in blood pressure to the brain.
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Ludicrous; nonsensical:
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So clearly untrue or unreasonable as to be laughable or ridiculous
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The definition of wise is someone who uses good judgment, has common sense or is well informed.
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(Informal) Foolish; slightly crazy or mad; eccentric.
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Silly; ridiculous; foolish
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The definition of rational is something that makes sense or that could be based in fact or someone who behaves and thinks logically.
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The definition of mature refers to someone or something that is full grown or adult, either physically or in terms of behavior and attitude.
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Manifested in or involving practice:
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(Slang) Excellent; wonderful:
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Showing foolishness or stupidity.
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Mentally deranged; crazy.
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The definition of frothy is someone or something that is light and bubbly.
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Concerned with or involving unimportant matters; superficial:
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The definition of shallow is something that is not deep or someone who is concerned only about silly or inconsequential things.
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Of, like, or characteristic of a child
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(Scot.) Merry or frolicsome in a giddy way
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Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
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Foolish; absurd:
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Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
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Commonplace, everyday, ordinary, etc.
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Under the influence of a narcotic
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The definition of serious is showing deep thought, not joking, or a situation that requires careful thought.
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Synonym Study

  • Asinine implies the extreme stupidity conventionally attributed to an ass an asinine argument See also syn. study at absurd.
  • Fatuous suggests stupidity, inanity, or obtuseness coupled with a smug complacency a fatuous smile
  • Stupid implies a slow-wittedness or lack of normal intelligence he is stupid to believe that
  • Silly implies ridiculous or irrational behavior that demonstrates a lack of common sense, good judgment, or sobriety it was silly of you to dress so lightly
Find another word for silly. In this page you can discover 103 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for silly, like: ridiculous, goofy, asinine, ludicrous, childlike, inane, fatuous, brainless, muddleheaded, simpleminded and preposterous.