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Negative connotationPlay
Using 'fool' to describe someone can be insulting and lead to offense. SlideCalling her a fool in the meeting was disrespectful.
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'Fool' as a noun is different from 'fool' as a verb, which means to deceive. SlideShe plays the fool, but she's actually very smart.
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Literary usagePlay
In literature, a fool can be a character who provides comic relief or wisdom. SlideShakespeare's fools often speak the truth dressed in humor.