What does the word frivolity mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Mario Uchard
  3. I have long observed that you were formed for something better than mere frivolity. – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli