Associations to the word «Folly»

Wiktionary

FOLLY, noun. Foolishness.
FOLLY, noun. Thoughtless action resulting in tragic consequence.
FOLLY, noun. A fanciful building built for purely ornamental reasons.

Dictionary definition

FOLLY, noun. The trait of acting stupidly or rashly.
FOLLY, noun. A stupid mistake.
FOLLY, noun. The quality of being rash and foolish; "trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly"; "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness".
FOLLY, noun. Foolish or senseless behavior.

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad