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frivolity Line breaks: fri¦vol|ity
Pronunciation: /frɪˈvɒlɪti/

Definition of frivolity in English:


[mass noun]
Lack of seriousness; light-heartedness: a night of fun and frivolity [count noun]: they concerned themselves almost entirely with frivolities
More example sentences
  • Some reporters who covered this story described it in tones of frivolity and amusement.
  • Indeed, it would be an outrageous piece of moral frivolity.
  • This exhibit features furniture, fashion, function, and frivolity.
informal dizziness, dippiness
British informal daftness
North American informal ditziness

Words that rhyme with frivolity

equality, jollity, polity, quality
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