Folly is a related term of foolhardiness.
As nouns the difference between folly and foolhardiness
is that folly
is while foolhardiness
is the quality of being foolhardy.
Thoughtless action resulting in tragic consequence.
- This is a war of folly .
A fanciful building built for purely ornamental reasons.
- The purchase of Alaska from Russia was termed Seward's folly.
- A luncheonette in the shape of a coffee cup is particularly conspicuous, as is intended of an architectural duck or folly .
The quality of being foolhardy.