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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A lack of good sense.

Usage examples (32)
  • Most of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.
  • He blamed himself for what he called the folly of the past weeks.
  • "I'm afraid what you call my folly didn't avail, for they wanted what they saw in my portfolio."
  • Captain Gauley and Mat laughed at what they called the folly of Levi, and assured Bessie he would never find her. for more
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