What does levity mean?

Definitions for levityˈlɛv ɪ ti

Here are all the 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Levity

    lev′it-i, n. lightness of weight: lightness of temper or conduct: thoughtlessness: disposition to trifle: vanity. [L. levitat-emlĕvis, light.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of levity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of levity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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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
  • leggerezzaItalian
  • 경솔Korean
  • leveza, leviandadePortuguese
  • ветреность, легкомыслие, лёгкость, несерьёзностьRussian
  • 輕率Chinese

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