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 for frivolous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frivolous \Friv"o*lous\, a. [L. frivolus; prob. akin to friare
     to rub, crumble, E. friable: cf. F. frivole.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight;
        as, a frivolous argument. --Swift.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly;
        interested especially in trifling matters.
        [1913 Webster]
              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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a
             frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous
             young woman" [ant: serious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  146 Moby Thesaurus words for "frivolous":
     aimless, airy, amorphous, asinine, birdbrained, birdwitted,
     brainless, buxom, capricious, casual, catchpenny, childish,
     desultory, disarticulated, discontinuous, disjunct, disordered,
     dispersed, disproportionate, dizzy, empty, empty-headed, erratic,
     fatuous, featherbrained, featherheaded, fitful, flighty, flimsy,
     flip, flippant, fluffy, fluttery, foolish, formless, fribble,
     fribbling, frothy, futile, gaga, giddy, giddy-brained,
     giddy-headed, giddy-pated, giddy-witted, gleeful, gratuitous,
     haphazard, harebrain, harebrained, hilarious, hit-or-miss, idle,
     immethodical, inane, inchoate, incoherent, inconsequential,
     indiscriminate, insignificant, irregular, irresponsible, jocular,
     jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, laughter-loving, light,
     meaningless, merry, minor, mirth-loving, mirthful, misshapen,
     niggling, nonsymmetrical, nonsystematic, nonuniform, nugacious,
     nugatory, orderless, otiose, paltry, peripheral, petty, planless,
     playful, promiscuous, puerile, random, rattlebrained, rattleheaded,
     rattlepated, rejoicing, risible, scatterbrained, scramblebrained,
     senseless, shallow, shallow-headed, shallow-minded, shallow-pated,
     shallow-witted, shapeless, shatterbrained, silly, slender, slight,
     small-time, spasmodic, sporadic, straggling, straggly, superficial,
     systemless, thoughtless, trifling, trite, trivial, two-bit,
     twopenny, unarranged, unclassified, undirected, ungraded,
     unimportant, unjoined, unmethodical, unordered, unorganized,
     unprofound, unsorted, unsymmetrical, unsystematic, ununiform,
     vacuous, vague, vain, vapid, volatile, wandering, windy, witless,

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