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See definition of frivolously on Dictionary.com
  • as inlightly
  • as insuperficially

synonyms for frivolously

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • airily
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • daintily
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • leniently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • slightingly
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • tenuously
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well

antonyms for frivolously

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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How to use frivolously in a sentence

One British general frivolously put it, “I am afraid that the dear old Church has missed the bus this trip.”
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Certainly he did not spend his money frivolously, and he never had done so.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
How could he himself pay court to her when she frivolously, if only for the moment, preferred this commoner's company?
HALF A CHANCEFREDERIC S. ISHAM
Surely his life up to this time had not been so frivolously classical as to cause him any deserved regrets.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMEPHRAIM EMERTON
The hesitancy is because the word and its relationship are spoken of lightly, frivolously, so much, even in good circles.
QUIET TALKS ON PRAYERS. D. (SAMUEL DICKEY) GORDON
In the struggle which now begins—a deadly grapple frivolously conjured up by Russia's monarch—the whole earth will groan.
WHAT GERMANY THINKSTHOMAS F. A. SMITH
You have heard of people whistling as they passed a graveyard, and perhaps you thought that they were frivolously light-hearted?
THE NEXT OF KINNELLIE L. MCCLUNG
“And will look like a rented dress suit on any one else,” added Madeline frivolously.
BETTY WALES SENIORMARGARET WARDE
He who cannot find the way to HIS ideal, lives more frivolously and shamelessly than the man without an ideal.
BEYOND GOOD AND EVILFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
"Your demon is a pretty specimen of her kind," says Hardinge, a little frivolously under the circumstances it must be confessed.
A LITTLE REBELMARGARET WOLFE HUNGERFORD
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