silly vs intelligent

silly

Definitions

adjective

  1. ludicrous, foolish
  2. inspiring scornful pity
  3. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
  4. dazed from or as if from repeated blows

noun

  1. a word used for misbehaving children

Examples

Du fwhat we cud, we cud not make some av th 'silly fules kape back clear av th' danger-zone -- wimmin an 'all, bedad!

She plays Silly, a Nova Scotian seasprite of girl who is the subject of a marine tragedy of, er, Titanic proportions.

They're so silly, and they tattle.

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intelligent

Definitions

adjective

  1. exercising or showing good judgment
  2. endowed with the capacity to reason
  3. possessing sound knowledge
  4. having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

Examples

It seems the interest in an intelligent house is rapidly growing.

If we fail to develop emotional intelligence, or cannot control or restrain our emotions, we will lose our intellectual ability to think, reason and live rationally and intelligently. Dr T.P.Chia 

He was a highly intelligent commercial lawyer and then judge who suddenly found himself having to grind out fact after fact from nuggets of information painstakingly.

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