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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: folly(0.00907 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to folly.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the trait of acting stupidly or rashly [syn: foolishness,
unwiseness] [ant: wisdom]
2: a stupid mistake [syn: stupidity, betise, foolishness,
3: the quality of being rash and foolish [syn: foolishness, craziness]
4: foolish or senseless behavior [syn: foolery, tomfoolery,
craziness, lunacy, indulgence]
English → English (gcide)
Folly \Fol"ly\, n.; pl. Follies. [OE. folie, foli, F. folie,
fr. fol, fou, foolish, mad. See Fool.]
1. The state of being foolish; want of good sense; levity,
weakness, or derangement of mind.
2. A foolish act; an inconsiderate or thoughtless procedure;
weak or light-minded conduct; foolery.
What folly 'tis to hazard life for ill. --Shak.
3. Scandalous crime; sin; specifically, as applied to a
[Achan] wrought folly in Israel. --Josh. vii.
When lovely woman stoops to folly. --Goldsmith.
4. The result of a foolish action or enterprise.
It is called this man's or that man's “folly,” and
name of the foolish builder is thus kept alive for
long after years. --Trench.