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Definition of frivolity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. frivolities) (often disapproving) [uncountable, countable]
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behavior that is silly or amusing, especially when this is not suitable It was just a piece of harmless frivolity. A wave of frivolity has overtaken the election campaign. I can't waste time on such frivolities.
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