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frivolity

noun
     
fri‧vol‧i‧ty plural frivolities
1 [uncountable and countable] behaviour or activities that are not serious or sensible, especially when you should be serious or sensible:
I don't think such frivolity helps the organization's public image.
2 [countable] something that is silly and unimportant:
Try not to be distracted by the frivolities of the world.

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