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Definition of folly:

  1. Weakness or imbecility of mind; a foolish act; criminal weakness or depravity of mind; sin.

Common misspellings for folly:

folley, foly, folloy, foll, follys, folie.

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This graph shows how "folly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for folly:

  1. I have seen the folly of it.
  2. And it is but folly to make you fast, because you never eat a meal's meat.
  3. The Stanifords of Staniford's Folly.

Quotes for folly:

  1. The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual, and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline, we go down without taking notice on't. - Mary Astell
  2. The fool who persists in his folly will become wise. - William Blake
  3. The principal axiom in their theory was: Everything can be proved, and everything can be disproved; and in the process, one must profit as much from the folly of others, and from his own superiority, as he can. - Moses Mendelssohn
  4. But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self -reliant than we have been. - John H. Reagan
  5. It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee -house for the voice of the kingdom. - Jonathan Swift

Rhymes for folly:

  1. ali, bali, brolly, cali, colley, collie, colly, dali, dolley, dollie, dolly, gali, golly, holley, hollie, holly, jolly, kahley, lolly, mali, molley, mollie, molly, olley, ollie, polley, polly, rawly, rolley, smalley, sollie, trolley, volley.
  2. bengali, bialy, kigali, natale, natali, somali, vitali, vitaly.
  3. internationale.
  4. mexicali.

Idioms for folly:

  1. Where ignorance is bliss, ' tis folly to be wise.
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