noun, plural fri·vol·i·ties for 2.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH frivolityfrivolity , frivolousness
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Example sentences 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.
When Ben Stiller showed up in full blue Navi makeup in 2010 to mock Avatar, the winking frivolity of it all was hysterical.
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
Brown Dog has a code of ethics that separates him from the convention of his culture, and the partisan frivolity of politics.The Legend of Brown Dog: A Great American Hero Gets His Due|David Masciotra|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
States should rarely amend their constitutions, and such frivolity is certainly not worthy, especially from conservatives.
All this I admit to be the fever of the mind—a waking dream—an illusion to which mesmerism or magic is but a frivolity.
Disgusted with the frivolity of the living, she sought solace for her wounded feelings in companionship with the illustrious dead.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
I am a parent, so I instructed my wife to write a letter saying how much I was pained by William's frivolity.
Hence he gives the impression of insincerity, of trifling with grave subjects and of using mysticism as a mask for frivolity.