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Meaning of FRIVOLITY

Pronunciation:  fri'vâlitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  acting like a clown or buffoon
  2. [n]  something of little value or significance
  3. [n]  the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
 

FRIVOLITY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: bagatelle, buffoonery, clowning, fluff, frippery, frivolousness, harlequinade, prank
 
 Antonyms: earnestness, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity
 
 See Also: folly, foolery, fun, giddiness, indulgence, levity, playfulness, silliness, stuff, sundries, sundry, tomfoolery, trait, whatchamacallit, whatsis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fri*vol"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Frivolities}. [Cg. F.
frivolit['e]. See {Frivolous}.]
The condition or quality of being frivolous; also, acts or
habits of trifling; unbecoming levity of disposition.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amusement, asininity, battiness, big deal, brainlessness, buffoonery, clownishness, crackpottedness, crankiness, craziness, daffiness, dallying, desipience, eccentricity, emptiness, fatuity, fatuousness, flightiness, flimsiness, flippancy, flirting, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness, frivolousness, fun, futility, game, giddiness, glee, gleefulness, goofiness, high glee, hilariousness, hilarity, idiocy, idleness, imbecility, inanity, ineptitude, insanity, jest, jocularity, jocundity, jolliness, jollity, joviality, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, laughter, levity, lightness, lunacy, madness, merriment, merriness, mindlessness, mirth, mirthfulness, niaiserie, nugacity, nuttiness, play, playfulness, prankishness, pranksomeness, queerness, roguishness, sappiness, screwiness, senselessness, shallowness, silliness, slenderness, slightness, sport, sportiveness, stupidity, superficiality, thoughtlessness, toying, trickery, trickiness, trifling, triflingness, triteness, triviality, trivialness, vacuity, vanity, vapidity, volatility, wackiness, waggery, waggishness, weirdness, witlessness, zaniness, zanyism
 

 

 

 

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