Definitions for frivolityfrɪˈvɒl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fri•vol•i•tyfrɪˈvɒl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the quality or state of being frivolous.

  2. a frivolous act or thing.

Origin of frivolity:

1790–1800; < F

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frivolity, frivolousness(noun)

    the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible

  2. bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity(noun)

    something of little value or significance

  3. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)

    acting like a clown or buffoon


  1. frivolity(Noun)

    frivolous act

  2. frivolity(Noun)

    state of being frivolous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frivolity(noun)

    the condition or quality of being frivolous; also, acts or habits of trifling; unbecoming levity of disposition

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The frivolity of his behaviour.

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