Insincerity vs Folly - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between insincerity and folly

is that insincerity is property of being insincere, lacking sincerity or truthfulness while folly is .

insincerity

English

Noun

  • Property of being insincere, lacking sincerity or truthfulness.
  • His insincerity was obvious to all; he was neither honest nor believable.

    Antonyms

    * sincerity

    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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