noun, plural fri·vol·i·ties for 2.
- friuli-venezia giulia,
Origin of frivolity
Examples from the Web for frivolity
This is not lost on their commander, Rama (Shani Klein), an aspiring military careerist who looks down on frivolity in wartime.
No putdowns, no jokes, no frivolity whatever—he was most solemn and his eyes focused somewhere far beyond the back of my head.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This new translation by Adriana Hunter fully captures the elegance and frivolity of its era.
It celebrated the frivolity and camaraderie, pain, and pleasure that come with living with other people, even strangers.
Along with the frivolity, the main topic was the violent protests engulfing Egypt.
He was surprised at himself for this speech; it was a frivolity that he had never before been guilty of.Grey Town|Gerald Baldwin
And then he looked upon Susannah, whose beauty and frivolity had not escaped his keen observation.The Mormon Prophet|Lily Dougall
The young were thoughtless, they had the root of evil in them, they flew into frivolity from contrariness.The Manxman|Hall Caine
I decided that frivolity was the best way out of a situation that had suddenly become menacing.Post-Impressions|Simeon Strunsky
However it is embroidered over with joys and jocund devices, with merriment or frivolity, every man knows its solemnity.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
1796, from French frivolité, from Old French frivole "frivolous," from Latin frivolus (see frivolous).