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frivolity

noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

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

: something that is unnecessary or silly

plural fri·vol·i·ties

Full Definition of FRIVOLITY

1
:  the quality or state of being frivolous
2
:  a frivolous act or thing
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Examples of FRIVOLITY

  1. He has no patience for frivolity.
  2. He spends money on the latest fashions and other frivolities.

First Known Use of FRIVOLITY

1764

Rhymes with FRIVOLITY

FRIVOLITY Defined for Kids

frivolity

noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\
plural fri·vol·i·ties

Definition of FRIVOLITY for Kids

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

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