noun, plural fri·vol·i·ties for 2.
Origin of frivolity
Synonyms for frivolity
Related Words for frivolitieslevity, whimsy, gaiety, jest, sport, frippery, triviality, lightheartedness, trifling, play, giddiness, flirting, nonsense, game, lightness, volatility, folly, fun, flippancy, puerility
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Historical Examples of frivolities
England, then, had not recovered from the frivolities inaugurated after the Restoration.Browning's England
Helen Archibald Clarke
Hilda Lightfoot had come to the city in no mood to enjoy its frivolities, and with no means.In a Little Town
She seemed to me as if all the frivolities of the world passed by her unremarked.Strife and Peace
Their time when away from the studio had previously been spent in follies and frivolities.A Girl of the Commune
George Alfred Henty
My lords, I pray you leave these frivolities, and let us come to serious matters.Gycia
1796, from French frivolité, from Old French frivole "frivolous," from Latin frivolus (see frivolous).