Definition of frivolity in English:

frivolity

noun

  • [mass noun] Lack of seriousness; light-heartedness:

    ‘a night of fun and frivolity’
    [count noun] ‘they concerned themselves almost entirely with frivolities’
    • ‘The complaints aren't about the tone, the frivolity, or the joking references to pop culture.’
    • ‘The complacent frivolity of its lavish mosaics suggests that the declining Roman empire had no apprehensions of imminent fall.’
    • ‘This exhibit features furniture, fashion, function, and frivolity.’
    • ‘Some reporters who covered this story described it in tones of frivolity and amusement.’
    • ‘Indeed, it would be an outrageous piece of moral frivolity.’
    light-heartedness, levity, joking, jocularity, gaiety, fun, frivolousness, silliness, foolishness, zaniness, giddiness, flightiness, skittishness
    flippancy, facetiousness, inanity, superficiality, shallowness, vacuity, empty-headedness
    dizziness, dippiness
    daftness
    ditziness
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Pronunciation:

frivolity

/frɪˈvɒlɪti/