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How to Pronounce folie?

Correct pronunciation for the word "folie" is [fˈə͡ʊli], [fˈə‍ʊli], [f_ˈəʊ_l_i].

What are the misspellings for folie?

  • folley,
  • follie,
  • folly,
  • foolie,
  • folee,
  • dolie,
  • volie,
  • tolie,
  • rolie,
  • filie,
  • fklie,
  • fllie,
  • fplie,
  • f0lie,
  • f9lie,
  • fokie,
  • fopie,
  • fooie,
  • folye,
  • folli

"Folie" in context

Folie is a term that is derived from the French language and has two meanings. Firstly, it describes an act of insanity or madness and secondly, it is used to refer to an irrational or illogical act or belief. The term 'folie' is usually associated with a state of psychological distress or impairment where the individual is not able to control their behaviour or thought processes and as a result, engages in behaviours that are irrational and illogical. Examples of such behaviours could include paranoia, delusional thinking, manic episodes or hallucinations.

What are similar-sounding words for folie?

Usage over time for folie:

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


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