Adjectives for Folly | Words to describe Folly

  • Supreme
  • Own
  • Stupendous
  • Childish
  • Meretricious
  • Eternal
  • Human
  • Utter
  • Wild
  • Such
  • Gigantic
  • Criminal
  • Trivial
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    • 1. The crows, who are a bad lot, croaked innuendoes, and said it was to be hoped that evil would not come of such folly. 🔊
    • 2. She looked so happy now, that the lady was inclined to hope her religion was a childish folly, which would pass away and be forgotten in time. 🔊
    • 3. Many times was he tempted to change his quarters, and thus tacitly admit his identity; but cold prudence as often forbade any such folly. 🔊
    • 4. There came to the young man a sobering perception of the risk she ran, of the supreme folly of this escapade to which they were entrusting themselves. 🔊
    • 5. Fresh from months of solitude and from days at sea, her splendour presented itself to him absolutely unconquerable in its perfection, unless by her own folly. 🔊
    • 6. Here again philosophy laid its finger upon its nose, and winked facetiously, as if it had found a new subject for ridicule, in the stupendous folly of such an inquiry. 🔊
    • 7. This fact only emphasizes, as Burke pointed out, the criminal folly of the North Ministry in allowing the situation to become dangerous. 🔊
    • 8. Madame von Marwitz resigned herself, her eyes fixed absently on the smoke curling from her cigarette as if, in its fluctuating evanescence, she saw a symbol of human folly. 🔊
    • 9. We do not possess a living American poet whose utterance is so clear, so felicitous, so free from the inane and meretricious folly of sugared lines.... 🔊
    • 10. We do not possess a living American poet whose utterance is so clear, so felicitous, so free from the inane and meretricious folly of sugared lines.... 🔊
    • 11. The toy, the trivial folly persisting still, more than half meaningless, century after century, while the bright eyes and laughing lips, all that we call life, pass on like shadows when the sun goes in. 🔊

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