Definitions for frivolityfrɪˈvɒl ɪ ti
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the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity(noun)
something of little value or significance
buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)
acting like a clown or buffoon
state of being frivolous
the condition or quality of being frivolous; also, acts or habits of trifling; unbecoming levity of disposition
Origin: [Cg. F. frivolit. See Frivolous.]
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The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity.
What importance can we attach to the things of this world? Friendship? It disappears when the one who is liked comes to grief, or the one who likes becomes powerful. Love? it is deceived, fleeting, or guilty. Fame? You share it with mediocrity or crime. Fortune? Could that frivolity be counted a blessing? All that remains are those so-called happy days that flow past unnoticed in the obscurity of domestic cares, leaving man with the desire neither to lose his life nor to begin it over.
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