frivolity

Part of speech: noun

The quality of being frivolous; something frivolous.

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Usage examples "frivolity":

  1. We were too young then to see it fully, but her frivolity jarred upon us, though she amused us, and excited our curiosity. - "Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  2. Each time any couple came near us, we appeared to be engaged in one of those ball- room conversations the only characteristic of which is their frivolity, and as soon as they were out of hearing, we talked together in a low voice. - "French and Oriental Love in a Harem", Mario Uchard.
  3. I have long observed that you were formed for something better than mere frivolity. - "The Young Duke", Benjamin Disraeli.