What does frivolous mean?

Definitions for frivolous
ˈfrɪv ə ləsfrivolous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frivolous(adj)

    not serious in content or attitude or behavior

    "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman"


  1. frivolous(Adjective)

    Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.

  2. frivolous(Adjective)

    Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.

  3. Origin: From frivolus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frivolous(adj)

    of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument

  2. Frivolous(adj)

    given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially in trifling matters

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frivolous

    friv′ol-us, adj. trifling: silly.—n. Frivol′ity, act or habit of trifling: levity.—adv. Friv′olously.—n. Friv′olousness. [Fr. frivole—L. frivolus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frivolous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frivolous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of frivolous in a Sentence

  1. Spencer Brown:

    It’s a frivolous level of restrictions.

  2. Theo Bronkhorst:

    I think it is frivolous, and I think it was wrong.

  3. Edward Bulwer-Lytton:

    A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.

  4. Adam Spiegel:

    We are not a big company who can absorb such frivolous fluctuations.

  5. Adam Muhlendorf:

    This is yet another frivolous complaint. Highway 31 has closed its books.

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