- friuli-venezia giulia,
Origin of frivolous
Examples from the Web for frivolously
How could he himself pay court to her when she frivolously, if only for the moment, preferred this commoner's company?Half A Chance|Frederic S. Isham
Then he began to play—lightly, sportively, frivolously, as befitted the situation.Norse Tales and Sketches|Alexander Lange Kielland
At least that was decision, not frivolously reached; now perhaps he could rest.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
But the male moth flies more strongly and frivolously than ever.The Gay Rebellion|Robert W. Chambers
You can take it as seriously or as frivolously as you please.
Word Origin for frivolous
mid-15c., from Latin frivolus "silly, empty, trifling, worthless, brittle," diminutive of *frivos "broken, crumbled," from friare "break, rub away, crumble." Related: Frivolously; frivolousness.