folies de grandeur

folie de grandeur

[French faw-leeduh grahn-dœr]
noun, plural folies de grandeur [French faw-leeduh grahn-dœr] . Psychiatry.
a delusion of grandeur; megalomania.
Also, folie des grandeurs [French faw-lee dey grahn-dœr] .


Origin:
< French

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folie de grandeur (fɔli də ɡrɑ̃dœr)
 
n
delusions of grandeur
 
[literally: madness of grandeur]

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