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synonyms for triflings

  • frivolity
  • giddiness
  • hilarity
  • mirth
  • repartee
  • absurdity
  • amusement
  • buoyancy
  • facetiousness
  • festivity
  • fickleness
  • flightiness
  • flippancy
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • happiness
  • jocularity
  • laughs
  • lightheartedness
  • picnic
  • pleasantry
  • trifling
  • triviality
  • volatility
  • wit
  • high spirits
  • delay
  • idling
  • loafing
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
  • dabbling
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • loitering
  • procrastinating

antonyms for triflings

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  • depression
  • gloom
  • sense
  • seriousness
  • gravity
      • sadness
      • seriousness
      • understanding
      • work
      • sensibility
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      How to use triflings in a sentence

      Of the pedantic triflings of commentators, a controversy among the Portuguese on the works of Camoens is not the least.
      CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
      The solemn triflings of this so-called 'Diet of Deputation' have probably never been equalled elsewhere.
      THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIREJAMES BRYCE
      But I have not taken up my pen to write either the triflings or the tendernesses of the heart.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 54, NO. 334, AUGUST 1843VARIOUS
      With the solemn triflings of the Congress we need not concern ourselves.
      THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON I (VOLUMES, 1 AND 2)JOHN HOLLAND ROSE
      Oh, my friend, what have you and I to do with all these curious triflings, which lead men oftener to rebellion than to worship?
      ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
      I behold him debasing a great nature to unworthy triflings with man's conscience and a knight's bright faith.
      THE LAST OF THE BARONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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