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[fo-lee uh doo; French faw-lee a dœ] /fɒˈli ə ˈdu; French fɔ li a ˈdœ/

noun, plural folies à deux
[fo-leez uh doo; French faw-lee za dœ] /fɒˈliz ə ˈdu; French fɔ li za ˈdœ/ (Show IPA). Psychiatry.
the sharing of delusional ideas by two people who are closely associated.
/ˈfɒlɪ æ ˈdɜː/
(psychiatry) mental illness occurring simultaneously in two intimately related persons who share some of the elements of the illness, such as delusions

folie á deux fo·lie á deux (fô-lē’ ä dɶ’, fŏl’ē)
A condition in which symptoms of a mental disorder, occur simultaneously in two individuals who share a close relationship or association.


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