feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
a manner lacking seriousness
lightness of manner or speech, frivolity
lack of steadiness
The state or quality of being light, buoyancy
A lighthearted or frivolous act
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
lack of gravity and earnestness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; frivolity; sportiveness; vanity
lack of steadiness or constancy; disposition to change; fickleness; volatility
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
lev′it-i, n. lightness of weight: lightness of temper or conduct: thoughtlessness: disposition to trifle: vanity. [L. levitat-em—lĕvis, light.]
The numerical value of levity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of levity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then say it with the utmost levity.
My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
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.
Barbara Bush was a fabulous First Lady and a woman unlike any other who brought levity, love and literacy to millions, to us, she was so much more. Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end.
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
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- kevytmielisyys, keveys, päähänpisto, kepeysFinnish
- frivolité, nonchalance, légèretéFrench
- թեթեւություն, թեթեւամտություն, թեթեւսոլիկությունArmenian
- leveza, leviandadePortuguese
- ветреность, легкомыслие, лёгкость, несерьёзностьRussian
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