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frivolity

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noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of frivolity

  • : a lack of seriousness : the quality or state of being silly or frivolous

  • : something that is unnecessary or silly

Full Definition of frivolity

plural fri·vol·i·ties

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being frivolous

  2. 2 :  a frivolous act or thing

Examples of frivolity

  1. He has no patience for frivolity.

  2. He spends money on the latest fashions and other frivolities.



1764

First Known Use of frivolity

1764

Rhymes with frivolity


FRIVOLITY Defined for Kids

frivolity

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noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

Definition of frivolity

plural fri·vol·i·ties

  1. :  a lack of seriousness <He treats school with frivolity.>





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