Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 01/02/16 Bêtise

Bêtise (noun)
bêtise [be-teez]

1. lack of understanding, perception, or the like; stupidity.
2. a stupid or foolish act or remark.
3. something inconsequential or without merit; absurdity; trifle.

Origin: 1820-30; < French: literally, foolishness, equivalent to bête foolish (see beast ) + -ise -ice

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