A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (lack of reason) a. foolishness Decidir vender tu casa y mudarte a una finca sin un trabajo de verdad es una insensatez. Deciding to sell your house and move to a farm with no real job is foolishness. b. senselessness La insensatez del discurso del político indignó a sus votantes. The senselessness of the politician's speech made his voters angry. c. stupidity Con tu insensatez, me extraña que no hayas tenido más problemas en tu vida. With your stupidity, I am surprised that you have not had more problems in your life. 2. (foolish fact) a. foolish (adjective) Me parece una insensatez dejar los estudios con el potencial que tienes. I find it foolish of you to quit school with your potential. b. stupid (adjective) Es una insensatez traer a un desconocido a tu casa. It is stupid to bring a stranger to your place. Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc. insensatez
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) a. foolishness, senselessness hacer/decir una insensatez to do/say something foolish Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited insensatez foolishness; stupidity cometieron la insensatez de no negociar they were foolish o stupid enough not to negotiate; lo que propones es una insensatez what you are proposing is foolish o stupid; dice unas insensateces increíbles he says such foolish o stupid things Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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