Frivolities
Frivolity Fri*vol"i*ty, n.; pl. {Frivolities}. [Cg. F. frivolit['e]. See {Frivolous}.] The condition or quality of being frivolous; also, acts or habits of trifling; unbecoming levity of disposition. [1913 Webster]

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  • frivolity — fri|vol|i|ty [frıˈvɔlıti US ˈva: ] n plural frivolities 1.) [U and C] behaviour or activities that are not serious or sensible, especially when you should be serious or sensible ▪ I don t think such frivolity helps the organization s public image …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • frivolity — [[t]frɪvɒ̱lɪti[/t]] frivolities N VAR If you refer to an activity as a frivolity, you think that it is amusing and rather silly, rather than serious and sensible. There is a serious message at the core of all this frivolity... He was one of my… …   English dictionary

  • frivolity — noun 1 (U) lack of serious or sensible thought or behaviour: Your frivolity is out of place on such a solemn occasion. 2 frivolities (plural) a) silly or amusing actions or words, especially in a situation where you should be serious or sensible… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • κενοσπουδοῦμεν — κενοσπουδέω to be zealous about frivolities pres ind act 1st pl (attic epic doric) κενοσπουδέω to be zealous about frivolities imperf ind act 1st pl (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κενοσπουδία — κενοσπουδίᾱ , κενοσπουδία zealous pursuit of frivolities fem nom/voc/acc dual κενοσπουδίᾱ , κενοσπουδία zealous pursuit of frivolities fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κενοσπουδίας — κενοσπουδίᾱς , κενοσπουδία zealous pursuit of frivolities fem acc pl κενοσπουδίᾱς , κενοσπουδία zealous pursuit of frivolities fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κενοσπούδως — κενόσπουδος zealous about frivolities adverbial κενόσπουδος zealous about frivolities masc/fem acc pl (doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • κενόσπουδον — κενόσπουδος zealous about frivolities masc/fem acc sg κενόσπουδος zealous about frivolities neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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