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Ship of Fools by Hieronymus Bosch
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Ship of Fools by Hieronymus Bosch
The Swing (detail) (ca. 1767) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard
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The Swing (detail) (ca. 1767) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard

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  1. Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.
  2. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.

Etymology

From Latin frīvolus (“silly, empty, trifling, frivolous, worthless”).




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