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FRIVOLOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does frivolous mean? 

FRIVOLOUS (adjective)
  The adjective FRIVOLOUS has 1 sense:

1. not serious in content or attitude or behavior

  Familiarity information: FRIVOLOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRIVOLOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not serious in content or attitude or behavior

Context examples:

a frivolous novel / a frivolous remark / a frivolous young woman

Similar:

airheaded; dizzy; empty-headed; featherbrained; giddy; light-headed; lightheaded; silly (lacking seriousness; given to frivolity)

flighty; flyaway; head-in-the-clouds; scatterbrained (guided by whim and fancy)

flippant; light-minded (showing inappropriate levity)

idle; light (silly or trivial)

light (intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound)

trivial (concerned with trivialities)

Also:

superficial (being or affecting or concerned with a surface; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually)

Attribute:

earnestness; serious-mindedness; seriousness; sincerity (the trait of being serious)

Antonym:

serious (concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities)


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