Translation of frivolous in Spanish:

frivolous

frívolo, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪvələs//ˈfrɪv(ə)ləs/

adjective

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    (remark/person/conduct) frívolo
    (detail/problem) nimio
    • Sometimes we repress our good humour, because we are afraid that others will think we are frivolous or foolish.
    • So they have made him arts spokesman in the hopes that he will appear serious rather than frivolous, amusing but not foolish.
    • The more frivolous among them behave like teenagers on the rampage; the more serious take courses in improving subjects.
    • I do resent a Government Minister telling me I got into debt because I was flighty, frivolous and decadent.
    • It seemed, as always, that I was either going to be utterly serious or completely frivolous.
    • While the two senior residents certainly met the needs requirement, the case was deemed frivolous and turned down.
    • Let's not pull it apart by making extra work for administrators or managers with frivolous complaints.
    • In fact, even today, I doubt my parents would spend money on items they would consider frivolous and useless.
    • Don't judges have the power to throw out frivolous lawsuits and even fine the lawyers and the litigants?
    • We are dumbfounded by frivolous concerns about violence preventing such an effort to succeed.
    • When philosophers take liberties with language to make their distinctive points they are not frivolous.
    • That's why it's important to pass a law that would protect the industry from frivolous lawsuits.
    • But I don't think they could change it on a whim or for any frivolous reason.
    • That, of course, would add to the cost, and city council is rarely in the mood to spend money on something so frivolous as the past.
    • Its claims are not frivolous or vexatious and definitely present a serious case to be tried.
    • I find it insulting that our elected councillors are prepared to waste both their time and ours on such frivolous and pointless schemes.
    • She believed in him and she was not a frivolous person, so her opinion counted.
    • Drug companies claim the union and consumer plan would encourage frivolous lawsuits.
    • This frivolous attitude towards love reflects an immature response to abrupt freedom and independence.
    • When I do have money, I tend to spend it on frivolous things for myself and presents for my friends.
    • Indeed to those who think only such things as making money or providing material goods are serious, it may seem frivolous.
    • Some are serious, and some are frivolous - but all are entertaining.
    • Everything that she made a mental note of seemed unimportant and frivolous.
    • I think acting is still looked down upon as a frivolous activity and not a real job or a serious profession.
    • There are those who scoff at the school boy, calling him frivolous and shallow.
    • They say we do not support this bill because we are frivolous and because we are jealous.
    • She was as complex as she was caring, as frivolous as she was serious with a wicked sense of fun.
    • These facts are often used to depict Mary in a one-sided way as frivolous and irresponsible.
    • Then, if the lawsuit is frivolous, why should it produce grave consequences for Germany?
    • The defendants delayed the trial for years with dozens of frivolous appeals.
    • They provide a frivolous distraction for a government that should be implementing a serious energy policy.
    • The outpouring of compassion for the daily deaths of thousands is suddenly treated as a frivolous distraction.
    • But this was Nero, and he would not be Nero without being frivolous.