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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

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

When an author is too meticulous about his style, you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.
Thomas Sowell

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
Jane Austen
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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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