foolishly vs unwisely what difference

what is difference between foolishly and unwisely

English

Etymology

foolish +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfuːlɪʃli/

Adverb

foolishly (comparative more foolishly, superlative most foolishly)

  1. In a foolish manner.
    He dressed foolishly to entertain the children.
  2. Without good judgment.
    Foolishly, he had decided that, because a home was the best investment, two homes were even better.


English

Etymology

From Middle English vnwysely, vnwisely, vnwyseliche, from Old English unwīslīċe (unwisely, foolish), equivalent to un- +‎ wisely.

Adverb

unwisely (comparative more unwisely, superlative most unwisely)

  1. In an unwise manner; foolishly.

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