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frivolousadjective

uk   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs/ us   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs/
behaving in a silly way and not taking anything seriously: I think he sees her as a frivolous young woman.
A frivolous activity or object is silly or not important rather than useful or serious: I feel like doing something completely frivolous today.
frivolously
adverb uk   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs.li/ us   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs.li/
frivolousness
noun [U] uk   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs.nəs/ us   /ˈfrɪv.əl.əs.nəs/
(Definition of frivolous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frivolousadjective

us   /ˈfrɪv·ə·ləs/
(of people) behaving in a silly and foolish way, or (of activities or objects) silly or unimportant: I’m very frivolous – I just like to have fun. With our justice system there are a lot of frivolous cases that go to court.
frivolously
adverb us   /ˈfrɪv·ə·lə·sli/
We don’t have a monthly budget, but we don’t spend frivolously either.
(Definition of frivolous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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