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frivolous

adjective uk   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   us   /-li/
frivolousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “frivolous”
in Vietnamese phù phiếm, nhẹ dạ…
in Spanish frívolo…
in Thai ขี้เล่น…
in Malaysian main-main…
in French frivole…
in German leichtsinnig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢輕浮的,不嚴肅的, 無聊的, 不重要的…
in Indonesian main-main, sembrono…
in Russian легкомысленный…
in Turkish uçarı, ciddiyetsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢轻浮的,不严肃的, 无聊的, 不重要的…
in Polish niepoważny…
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