folie folie

Definition(s):

  • (n) (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

Usage(s):

  1. King was a man filled with folie de grandeur, saying 'I can fix it.
  2. And yet there is grandeur in this folie.
  3. In a kind of folie quatre they go over and over and over the same ground, and end where they beganlike the serpent that eats its own tail.

News

  1. Wrap Party: Charli XCX Headlines, Richie Hawtin Ibiza, Die Antwoord 'Cookie Thumper'

    New Video: La Folie Live Premiere Low-key nocturnal synth-pop project La Folie made their official debut June 5 at Berlin’s Berghain Kantine where they played a decade of hardwork and heartbreak for a select audience.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  2. Wrap Party: Charli XCX Headlines, Richie Hawtin Spins Ibiza, Die Antwoord Drops 'Cookie Thumper'

    New Video: La Folie Live Premiere Low-key nocturnal synth-pop project La Folie made their official debut June 5 at Berlin’s Berghain Kantine where they played a decade of hardwork and heartbreak for a select audience.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. There is a predetermined setting - in this case, a Riviera casino in the 1960s; actors choose and develop their own characters; Andersen calls each scene in advance (eg "Jean Folie returns with Stormy Spice to her hotel room, only to discover that...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Dana Andersen Source: Financial Times

  2. Kung described Dominus Iesus as "a hotch-potch of medieval backwardness and folie de grandeur".
    on May 5, 2005 By: Hans Kung Source: Asia Times Online

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