Deception vs Folly - What's the difference?

deception | folly |


As nouns the difference between deception and folly

is that deception is disappointment while folly is .

deception

Noun

(en noun)
  • An instance of actions and/or schemes fabricated to mislead and/or delude someone into errantly believing a lie or inaccuracy.
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    folly

    English

    Noun

    (follies)
  • .
  • This is a war of folly .
  • Thoughtless action resulting in tragic consequence.
  • The purchase of Alaska from Russia was termed Seward's folly.
  • A fanciful building built for purely ornamental reasons.
  • A luncheonette in the shape of a coffee cup is particularly conspicuous, as is intended of an architectural duck or folly .
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