KJV Dictionary Definition: silliness


SIL'LINESS, n. Weakness of understanding; want of sound sense or judgment ; simplicity; harmless folly.


SIL'LY, a. Heb. This may be radically the same word, with a prefix. Class Sl. No. 26

1. Weak in intellect; foolish; witless; destitute of ordinary strength of mind; simple; as a silly man; a silly child.

2. Proceeding from want of understanding or common judgment; characterized by weakness of folly; unwise; as silly thoughts; silly actions; a silly scheme; writings stupid or silly.

3. Weak; helpless. After long storms- With which my silly bark was toss'd