English to Afrikaans Meaning :: folly

Folly :
dwaasheid
- dwaasheiddwaasheid
 

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Noun(1) the trait of acting stupidly or rashly(2) a stupid mistake(3) the quality of being rash and foolish(4) foolish or senseless behavior

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(1) Known as the Temple de l' Amour, the folly is now the client's summer residence.(2) There was also a folly and a burial ground, so all in all more sinister than friendly, in my opinion.(3) I will conspicuously recycle the cans and glasses and papers, even though I suspect it's all a folly .(4) The Soviet colonisation of the Arctic was an act of extreme folly and cruelty.(5) To others it is simply an artistic folly on a bleak Lanarkshire hillside.(6) With a minute left, and the score 2-2, Phil Neville committed an act of folly in the penalty box and Ganea scored from the spot.(7) A luxury player, great to add to a winning team, his purchase by City was the ultimate act of folly .(8) But one man's notion of a masterwork may be another's idea of a folly .(9) The desire for rationalising and centralising local services is sheer folly and will lead to more traffic, more travelling and deprived communities.(10) So then, do you think, Bill, the newspapers are just committing an exercise in folly , or is it good journalism?(11) The most dominant garden feature is a folly with an interesting provenance.(12) Why is this council contemplating spending Ôö¼├║2 million of our tax on an unnecessary folly ?(13) This treatment of the hydrotherapy unit transcends function: the building is a kind of garden folly in a landscape of cars.(14) It cries out to be exploited as a grand folly , an emblem of muddle, hype and plain foolishness with enormous entertainment potential.(15) By an act of unthinking folly I used them as an example yesterday.(16) Disregard of the movements and sentiments developing around them was a primary folly .
Related Words
(1) piece of folly ::
stuk dwaasheid
Synonyms
Noun
1. foolishness ::
dwaasheid
2. stupidity ::
onnoselheid
3. indulgence ::
toegewing
4. madness ::
waansin
Antonyms
1. sanity ::
gesonde verstand
2. sapience ::
skyn wysheid
3. wisdom ::
wysheid
Different Forms
follies, folly
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