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Noun: frivolity  fri'vó-li-tee
  1. The trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
    - frivolousness
     
  2. Something of little value or significance
    - bagatelle, fluff, frippery
     
  3. Acting like a clown or buffoon
    - buffoonery, clowning, japery, harlequinade, prank

Derived forms: frivolities

Type of: craziness, folly, foolery, indulgence, lunacy, picayune [N. Amer], piddler, small beer, small fry, tomfoolery, trait, trifle, trivia, triviality

Antonym: seriousness

Encyclopedia: Frivolity