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Adjective
Stupid or foolish, or behaving in such a way
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“I've never seen him so silly! He had a lampshade on his head, and he was thanking people!”
Adjective
Silly in a childish way
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“This is neither the time nor place for any of your silly antics.”
Adjective
Done without, or showing a lack of, thought or good judgment
“Doing a little bit of research before making your decision will prevent you from doing anything silly.”
Adjective
Deserving or inviting derision or mockery
“Serious researchers would implore Giorgio to stop propagating his silly theories on ancient aliens building the great pyramids.”
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Ridiculously trivial or frivolous
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“What was meant to be a serious discussion would degenerate into a session filled with silly gossip.”
Adjective
Not in full control of one's faculties
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“He has a tendency to become quite silly after a few drinks.”
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Marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
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Not realistic on a practical level
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Having an unstable state of mind
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Having or arousing feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia, typically in an exaggerated and self-indulgent way
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Easily deceived or duped
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Prone to giggling
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Characterized by camp or kitsch, especially when deliberate or intentional
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Having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
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Lacking spirit and strength of character
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Repeated often to the point of being stale or commonplace
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Characterized by giving love and affection
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Excessively attracted to, in love with, or fond of someone or something
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Lamentably bad or poor in quality
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Adjective
More than is necessary, normal, or desirable
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Noun
The class of silly people collectively
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“Come on, silly.”
Adverb
To such a degree that someone is no longer capable of thinking or acting sensibly
“I warned the referee that I would slap him silly if he called another foul on me.”
Adverb
In a silly manner
Interjection
Stupid, dumb
Verb
To frighten or cause fear in
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