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not serious in content or attitude or behavior

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I laugh at him now and then, but the next moment I wish I had not, for he looks so grave I am ashamed of being frivolous.
through a door that was always open, and a looped- back yellow damask portiere) the unexpected vista of a bedroom with a huge low bed upholstered like a sofa, and a toilet-table with frivolous lace flounces and a gilt-framed mirror.
Thus grows up Fashion, an equivocal semblance, the most puissant, the most fantastic and frivolous, the most feared and followed, and which morals and violence assault in vain.
I know you think me a shocking, conceited, frivolous girl; but then, you know, I don't attribute it ALL to my personal attractions: I give some praise to the hairdresser, and some to my exquisitely lovely dress--you must see it to-morrow--white gauze over pink satin--and so SWEETLY made
The old fellow wondered a little that the morose old master of fence should, at his time in life, indulge in frivolous escapades more befitting the younger sprigs of gentility, but, then, what concern was it of his?
Grant -- don't approve of Jonas, because he laughs and jokes -- and because he evidently likes the society of frivolous me better than theirs.
Prince Maiyo has no room in his life for such frivolous creatures as women.
When I was a young man, I was frivolous simply when I felt inclined to turn from the big things of life for purposes of relaxation.
He considered the attitude of the Marchioness unjustifiably frivolous.
After what Francine had said to him, this shallow and frivolous man no longer resisted the all-absorbing influence of love.
A sudden lull took place, for, though Polly, did not raise her voice, it was full of indignant emotion, and the most frivolous girl there felt a little thrill of sympathy; for the most utterly fashionable life does not kill the heart out of women, till years of selfish pleasure have passed over their heads.
I trust your time will not be entirely wasted in frivolous sports, however," added Aunt Jane, sailing out of the room with the air of a martyr.
Of course, it must be remembered that along with such frivolous occupations I was trying to get work as wop, lumper, and roustabout.
In my humble opinion, the true characteristic of the present beau monde is rather folly than vice, and the only epithet which it deserves is that of frivolous.
Thy silent pride is always counter to their taste; they rejoice if once thou be humble enough to be frivolous.