So now he's telling us through his spokespeople that he's not going to see it, which I find kind of silly.
Happiness for Benjy is leaping up on people and licking them silly, or playing freely with other dogs.
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They see themselves as heroes, in other words, righteous flouters of a silly prohibition.
Everyone is clothed and basically just laughing at this silly sex toy someone brought out as a conversation piece.
There was nothing that I could do but peep through my loophole, and think how silly it all was.
Very odd, he thought; what had the silly Indians been up to now?
"Oh, I'm all right, Deacon," said Gourlay with a silly laugh.
If he comes wooing again, I shall not be so silly as I was the last time.
If we get silly and sentimental, we sha'n't be able to stand ourselves.
Old English gesælig "happy, fortuitous, prosperous" (related to sæl "happiness"), from Proto-Germanic *sæligas (cf. Old Norse sæll "happy," Old Saxon salig, Middle Dutch salich, Old High German salig, German selig "blessed, happy, blissful," Gothic sels "good, kindhearted"), from PIE *sele- "of good mood; to favor," from root *sel- (2) "happy, of good mood; to favor" (cf. Latin solari "to comfort," Greek hilaros "cheerful, gay, merry, joyous").
This is one of the few instances in which an original long e (ee) has become shortened to i. The same change occurs in breeches, and in the American pronunciation of been, with no change in spelling. [Century Dictionary]The word's considerable sense development moved from "happy" to "blessed" to "pious," to "innocent" (c.1200), to "harmless," to "pitiable" (late 13c.), "weak" (c.1300), to "feeble in mind, lacking in reason, foolish" (1570s). Further tendency toward "stunned, dazed as by a blow" (1886) in knocked silly, etc. Silly season in journalism slang is from 1861 (August and September, when newspapers compensate for a lack of hard news by filling up with trivial stories). Silly Putty trademark claims use from July 1949.