English to Japanese Meaning :: frivolous

軽薄, 軽々しい, 軽軽しい, 上っ調子, 翩々たる, 翩翩たる, くだらない, へらへら, 上調子, あさはかな, 不まじめな, うまらない, 他愛ない, 翩翻たる
Frivolous :
軽薄
- 軽薄あさはかに軽薄
 

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Adjective(1) not serious in content or attitude or behavior

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(1) The defendants delayed the trial for years with dozens of frivolous appeals.(2) Some are serious, and some are frivolous - but all are entertaining.(3) So they have made him arts spokesman in the hopes that he will appear serious rather than frivolous , amusing but not foolish.(4) We are dumbfounded by frivolous concerns about violence preventing such an effort to succeed.(5) When philosophers take liberties with language to make their distinctive points they are not frivolous .(6) Let's not pull it apart by making extra work for administrators or managers with frivolous complaints.(7) I do resent a Government Minister telling me I got into debt because I was flighty, frivolous and decadent.(8) There are those who scoff at the school boy, calling him frivolous and shallow.(9) The more frivolous among them behave like teenagers on the rampage; the more serious take courses in improving subjects.(10) They say we do not support this bill because we are frivolous and because we are jealous.(11) Don't judges have the power to throw out frivolous lawsuits and even fine the lawyers and the litigants?(12) Everything that she made a mental note of seemed unimportant and frivolous .(13) She was as complex as she was caring, as frivolous as she was serious with a wicked sense of fun.(14) Drug companies claim the union and consumer plan would encourage frivolous lawsuits.(15) Then, if the lawsuit is frivolous , why should it produce grave consequences for Germany?(16) But I don't think they could change it on a whim or for any frivolous reason.
Related Words
(1) extremely frivolous ::
非常に軽薄な
Synonyms
Adjective
1. skittish ::
気まぐれな
2. flippant ::
上調子
3. time-wasting ::
時間浪費
Antonyms
1. big ::
大きい
2. consequential ::
重大
3. important ::
重要
4. major ::
主要な
5. material ::
材料
6. momentous ::
重大
7. significant ::
重要
8. substantial ::
かなりの
Different Forms
frivolous, frivolously, frivolousness
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Forgive me, Penny, but that would be
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Forgive me, Penny, but that would be the very definition of a FRIVOLOUS lawsuit.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 14


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