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frivolous
used in Babbitt

2 uses
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Definition
not serious
  • in behavior or attitude — as when acting silly or without appropriate seriousness
  • in content — as when describing something as trivial or unimportant
  • The only frivolity was in his purple knitted scarf.
    Chapter 1 (66% in)
  • Noel Ryland, sales-manager of the Zeeco, was a frivolous graduate of Princeton, while Babbitt was a sound and standard ware from that great department-store, the State University.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)

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