noun, plural fo·lies [faw-lee] /fɔˈli/. French.
Origin of folie
Examples from the Web for folie
Of the two terms (folie circulaire and manic-depressive insanity) the latter is the more correct.
Some of them went into the Folie Wood nearby and met seven German officers strolling about the glades, as though no war was on.Now It Can Be Told|Philip Gibbs
Dr. Johnson, who was a sufferer from folie du doute, had to touch every post he passed.Religion and Lust|James Weir
Its owners head fell, severed by the guillotine, and his folie became national property.Historic Paris|Jetta S. Wolff
This 'folie des nombres,' against which (p. 004) certain French Authorities have warned us, is a very stern reality.Cavalry in Future Wars|Frederick von Bernhardi.