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frivolous

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  1. silly; especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner
    • "There is no easy definition for the phrase 'frivolous lawsuit,' but I imagine any claim for damages where the injuries are minimal or where the basis for the defendant's liability is hard to believe, might qualify as frivolous." — Paul F. Waldner, President-Elect, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Viewpoints, Houston Chronicle, August 31, 1996 (citation)
    • "One of the major cost drivers in the delivery of health care are these junk and frivolous lawsuits." — [1]

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