Synonyms and Antonyms of frivolity
a lack of seriousness often at an improper time <the boys were scolded for joking during the funeral service, which was hardly the time for frivolity> Synonyms facetiousness, flightiness, flippancy, frivolousness, frothiness, levity, light-headedness, light-mindedness, lightness, silliness Related Words cheer, cheerfulness, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, high-spiritedness, hilarity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, mirth, mirthfulness; childishness, goofiness, puerility Near Antonyms dejection, depression, despondency, dispiritedness, downheartedness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, mopes, moroseness, sadness, sullenness, unhappiness Antonyms earnestness, gravity, seriousness, soberness, solemnity, solemnness
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