frivolity

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noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

Definition of frivolity

plural

frivolities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being frivolous

  2. 2 :  a frivolous act or thing

Examples of frivolity in a sentence

  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


FRIVOLITY Defined for English Language Learners

frivolity

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noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

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

frivolity

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noun fri·vol·i·ty \fri-ˈvä-lə-tē\

Definition of frivolity for Students

plural

frivolities

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



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