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frivolity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frivolity  \Fri*vol"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Frivolities}.  [Cg.  F. 
  frivolit['e].  See  {Frivolous}.] 
  The  condition  or  quality  of  being  frivolous;  also  acts  or 
  habits  of  trifling;  unbecoming  levity  of  disposition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frivolity 
  n  1:  the  trait  of  being  frivolous;  not  serious  or  sensible  [syn: 
  {frivolousness}]  [ant:  {seriousness}] 
  2:  something  of  little  value  or  significance  [syn:  {bagatelle}, 
  {fluff},  {frippery}] 
  3:  acting  like  a  clown  or  buffoon  [syn:  {buffoonery},  {clowning}, 
  {harlequinade},  {prank}] 




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