Definition of frivolity
1 : the quality or state of being frivolous He has no patience for frivolity.
2 : a frivolous act or thing He spends money on the latest fashions and other frivolities.
Examples of frivolity in a sentence
He has no patience for frivolity.
He spends money on the latest fashions and other frivolities.
Origin and Etymology of frivolity
First Known Use: 1764
FRIVOLITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of frivolity for English Language Learners
: a lack of seriousness : the quality or state of being silly or frivolous
: something that is unnecessary or silly
FRIVOLITY Defined for Kids
Definition of frivolity for Students
: a lack of seriousness He treats school with frivolity.
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