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frɪˈvɒl ɪ tifri·vol·ity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frivolity, frivolousnessnoun

    the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible

  2. bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolitynoun

    something of little value or significance

  3. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, pranknoun

    acting like a clown or buffoon


  1. frivolitynoun

    frivolous act

  2. frivolitynoun

    state of being frivolous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frivolitynoun

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

    Etymology: [Cg. F. frivolit. See Frivolous.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frivolity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frivolity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of frivolity in a Sentence

  1. Robertson Davies:

    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.

  2. Anthony Scaramucci:

    In New York, people have more of a game face on, there isn’t the kind of frivolity that we have in Vegas.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.

  4. Chateaubriand:

    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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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. exacerbate
    • B. fluster
    • C. suffuse
    • D. abrade

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