Definitions for levityˈlɛv ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lev•i•tyˈlɛv ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. lightness of mind, character, or behavior, esp. when inappropriate.

  2. an instance or exhibition of this.

  3. fickleness.

Origin of levity:

1555–65; < L levitās <levis light

Princeton's WordNet

  1. levity(noun)

    feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness

  2. levity(noun)

    a manner lacking seriousness


  1. levity(Noun)

    lightness of manner or speech, frivolity

  2. levity(Noun)

    lack of steadiness

  3. levity(Noun)

    The state or quality of being light, buoyancy

  4. levity(Noun)

    A lighthearted or frivolous act

Webster Dictionary

  1. Levity(noun)

    the quality of weighing less than something else of equal bulk; relative lightness, especially as shown by rising through, or floating upon, a contiguous substance; buoyancy; -- opposed to gravity

  2. Levity(noun)

    lack of gravity and earnestness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; frivolity; sportiveness; vanity

  3. Levity(noun)

    lack of steadiness or constancy; disposition to change; fickleness; volatility


  1. Levity

    Levity is a soundtrack produced by Mark Oliver Everett for the 2003 film of the same name. Two of the tracks were used for the film Knocked Up.


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