frivolity

[ fri-vol-i-tee ]
/ frɪˈvɒl ɪ ti /

noun, plural fri·vol·i·ties for 2.

the quality or state of being frivolous: the frivolity of Mardi Gras.
a frivolous act or thing: It was a frivolity he had a hard time living down.

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Origin of frivolity

From the French word frivolité, dating back to 1790–1800. See frivolous, -ity

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH frivolity

frivolity , frivolousness
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