Synonyms for frivolous
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : friv-uh-luhs|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈfrɪv ə ləs|
Top 10 synonyms for frivolous Other synonyms for the word frivolous
Définition of frivolousOrigin :
- mid-15c., from Latin frivolus "silly, empty, trifling, worthless, brittle," diminutive of *frivos "broken, crumbled," from friare "break, rub away, crumble." Related: Frivolously; frivolousness.
- adj trivial, silly
- He is a gay, light, frivolous young fellow, and will only smile in your face.
- Extract from : « Tanglewood Tales » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
- But her son,—her son was the great object of all her thoughts, serious or frivolous.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- Frivolous you are, and love to be, undoubtedly; but you must have some heart.'
- Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
- And if you only knew how ignorant and frivolous these women are, despite all their conceit!
- Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
- But then you always were rather—well, frivolous, weren't you?
- Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
- It is too frivolous, and suggests no food to the thoughtful mind.
- Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 14, July 2, 1870 » by Various
- This prevented our table from getting the reputation of being funny or frivolous.
- Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
- None but the frivolous or the indolent will say, “I am too old to learn.”
- Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
- Perhaps I have pictured some few of them as frivolous and shallow.
- Extract from : « Priestess of the Flame » by Sewell Peaslee Wright
- There was a lady known for her frivolous behaviour who began to seek his favour.
- Extract from : « Father Sergius » by Leo Tolstoy
Antonyms for frivolous
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