folie de grandeur

[ French faw-leeduh grahn-dœr ]

noun,plural fo·lies de gran·deur [French faw-leeduh grahn-dœr]. /French fɔ lidə grɑ̃ˈdœr/. Psychiatry.
  1. a delusion of grandeur; megalomania.

Origin of folie de grandeur

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From French
  • Also folie des grandeurs [French faw-lee dey grahn-dœr]. /French fɔ li deɪ grɑ̃ˈdœr/.

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British Dictionary definitions for folie de grandeur

folie de grandeur

/ French (fɔli də ɡrɑ̃dœr) /


noun
  1. delusions of grandeur

Origin of folie de grandeur

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literally: madness of grandeur

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