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Definition of 'folly'


  1. the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
       Synonyms: foolishness unwiseness
       Antonyms: wisdom wiseness
  2. a stupid mistake
       Synonyms: stupidity betise foolishness imbecility
  3. the quality of being rash and foolish; "trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly"; "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness"
       Synonyms: foolishness craziness madness
  4. foolish or senseless behavior
       Synonyms: foolery tomfoolery craziness lunacy indulgence

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