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How to Pronounce folly?

Correct pronunciation for the word "folly" is [fˈɒli], [fˈɒli], [f_ˈɒ_l_i].

What are the misspellings for folly?

"Folly" in context

Folly is a behaviour that lacks judgement or wisdom and is characterised by the foolish action of someone. It is defined as an act or lack of forethought that is ultimately unwise but often amusing or enjoyable by the person doing it. Folly can often lead to situations that have negative outcomes, such as making mistakes or taking risks that could have been avoided. Examples of folly can range from failure to think things through before making decisions to acting impulsively without considering the potential consequences. It is often seen as a part of human nature, since everyone makes mistakes or fails to consider the consequences of their actions sometimes.

What are similar-sounding words for folly?

Usage over time for folly:

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

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