Frivolous vs Extravagance - What's the difference?
As an adjective frivolous
is silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.
As a noun extravagance is
excessive or superfluous expenditure of money.
Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.
Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.
In litigation, a lawsuit filed by a party who is aware the claim is without merit and has no reasonable prospect of success because of a lack of supporting legal or factual basis.
- One of the major cost drivers in the delivery of health care are these junk and frivolous lawsuits.
Excessive or superfluous expenditure of money.
Prodigality as in extravagance of anger, love, expression, imagination, or demands.
:They spared nothing in obtaining extravagances for each other. Everything was lavish and wildly in excess. They were in love!
*:A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; as, again, the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the dull, small fire. In fact, that arm-chair had been an extravagance of Mrs. Bunting. She had wanted her husband to be comfortable after the day's work was done, and she had paid thirty-seven shillings for the chair.