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Definition of Frivolous

Frivolous

  1. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument.
  2. Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially in trifling matters.

Frivolous Quotations

I don't want to be too strict, because I think kids can get rebellious, but I want to raise my daughter to be passionate about doing good things and pursuing real things and hobbies instead of frivolous materialistic stuff.
Holly Madison

The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
Albert Schweitzer

Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Blaise Pascal

Fashion is not frivolous. It is a part of being alive today.
Mary Quant

Our education system is increasingly embracing a black-and-white way of thinking, in which 'learning' and 'play' are diametrically opposed. 'Learning' is the serious stuff that happens inside a classroom and can be measured via multiple choice questions and a No. 2 pencil. 'Play' is frivolous, fun, and worst of all, optional.
Darell Hammond
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Frivolous Translations

frivolous in Dutch is lichtzinnig, frivool, wuft
frivolous in French is frivole, vaniteux
frivolous in German is leichtsinnig, leichtfertig, frivol
frivolous in Italian is frivolo, leggiero
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