Definitions for levityˈlɛv ɪ ti

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word levity

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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then say it with the utmost levity.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.

  3. Derek Rucker:

    Brands played it safe, using a lot of levity and humor, we didn't see too many emotional or too many deep ads. Most of them played it really safe, really light-hearted.

  4. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.

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Translations for levity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • lehkovážnostCzech
  • frivolidadSpanish
  • kerglusEstonian
  • kevytmielisyys, keveys, päähänpisto, kepeysFinnish
  • frivolité, nonchalance, légèretéFrench
  • éadroimeIrish
  • թեթեւություն, թեթեւամտություն, թեթեւսոլիկությունArmenian
  • levezaPortuguese
  • ветреность, легкомыслие, лёгкость, несерьёзностьRussian

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