nonserious

adjective non·se·ri·ous \ ˌnän-ˈsir-ē-əs \

Definition of nonserious

: not serious
  • people convicted of nonserious crimes
  • … she occasionally likes to play around with nonserious painting, exploring color and texture.
  • —Nicole D'Amore

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1822

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