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  1. Anonymous
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    the difference between the word

    hi!
    i wanted to know that the difference between the word silly and ridiculous??thank you for your help!!!!!

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    'Ridiculous' doesn't necessarily imply stupidty or immaturity, which 'silly' does, IMHO.

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    Re: the difference between the word

    Quote Originally Posted by butterfly
    hi!
    I want to know the difference between the words silly and ridiculous? Thank you for your help!
    In addition,

    ridiculous means, unreasonable.
    silly means, foolish.

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