Why open the door to frivolous litigation and other potentially damaging repercussions without a compelling reason?
This might be a cautionary tale about the dangers of a life of frivolous luxury.
On the surface, investing in clothing factories borders on frivolous when not everyone on the continent has food and fresh water.
It would have been frivolous not to take on, again and again, issues of peace, freedom, and human destiny.
It would be brilliant without the offensive lyrics, making the controversy drummed up a frivolous distraction.
I knew them but by that collective and unpractical—many persons would have said that frivolous—name; which saw me little further.
This prevented our table from getting the reputation of being funny or frivolous.
She visits me in my room and insists upon talking her frivolous nonsense until my head aches.
None but the frivolous or the indolent will say, “I am too old to learn.”
It is a frivolous, jumpy little tune, not at all the grave, dignified measure one would expect on such an occasion.
mid-15c., from Latin frivolus "silly, empty, trifling, worthless, brittle," diminutive of *frivos "broken, crumbled," from friare "break, rub away, crumble." Related: Frivolously; frivolousness.