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I study tip about folly (9)

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I believe the answer is:

stupidity

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Here is my best explanation:

'folly' is the definition.

('stupidity' can be a synonym of 'folly')

'i study tip about' is the subsidiary indication.

'about' is an anagram indicator.

'i'+'study'+'tip'='istudytip'

'istudytip' with letters rearranged gives 'stupidity'.

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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for stupidity that I've seen before include "Folly", "Dull-wittedness", "Lack of intelligence" and "lack".)

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