Friv"o*lous (?), a. [L. frivolus; prob. akin to friare to rub, crumble, E. friable: cf. F. frivole.]
Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument.
Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially in trifling matters.
His personal tastes were low and frivolous.
Syn. -- Trifling; trivial; slight; petty; worthless.
-- Friv"o*lous*ly, adv. -- Friv"o*lous*ness, n.
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