Synonyms of folly


1. folly, foolishness, unwiseness, trait

usage: the trait of acting stupidly or rashly

2. stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility, mistake, error, fault

usage: a stupid mistake

3. folly, foolishness, craziness, madness, stupidity

usage: 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"

4. folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence, play, frolic, romp, gambol, caper

usage: foolish or senseless behavior

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Definition and meaning of folly (Dictionary)