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Definition of folly:

  1. A foolish act; an inconsiderate or thoughtless procedure; weak or light- minded conduct; foolery.
  2. Scandalous crime; sin; specifically, as applied to a woman, wantonness.
  3. The result of a foolish action or enterprise.
  4. The state of being foolish; want of good sense; levity, weakness, or derangement of mind.


lunacy, imbecility, insaneness, flakiness, self-indulgence, daftness, lyssa, foolery, indulgence, madness, craziness, tomfoolery, rabidness, pampering, senselessness, hydrophobia, rabidity, rabies, zaniness, stupidity, fatuity, leniency, fury, rage, foolishness, ability, indulging, humoring, insanity, unwiseness, lenience, betise, incapacity.

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