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Definition of Levity

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lack of seriousness, frivolity, flightiness, silliness
Levity Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
levitas
Levity Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
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.
  
(n.)
Lack of steadiness or constancy; disposition to change; fickleness; volatility.
  
(n.)
Lack of gravity and earnestness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; frivolity; sportiveness; vanity.
  
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levity
\lev"i*ty\ (l&ebreve;v"&ibreve;*t&ybreve;), n. [l. levitas, fr. levis light in weight; akin to levare to raise. see lever, n.]
1. 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. he gave the form of levity to that which ascended; to that which descended, the form of gravity. w. raleigh. this bubble by reason of its comparative levity to the fluidity that incloses it, would ascend to the top.
2. lack of gravity and earnestness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; frivolity; sportiveness; vanity. " a spirit of levity and libertinism." he never employed his omnipotence out of levity. alamy.
3. lack of steadiness or constancy; disposition to change; fickleness; volatility. the levity that is fatigued and disgusted with everything of which it is in possession.

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Difaswedd = a. without levity
Gwegi = n. vanity, levity
Maldod = n. levity; dalliance; fondness, delight
Maldodi = v. to dally, to fondle, to act with levity
Maswedd = n. languor, levity, wantonness
Simer = n. levity; a frisk
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
(antonym) gravity, solemnity
(hypernym) feeling
(hyponym) gaiety, playfulness
2. lightness of manner
(hypernym) frivolity, frivolousness
(hyponym) flippancy, light-mindedness
Levity Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Levity may refer to
  • a sense of amusement, the opposite of gravitas
  • Levity (film)
    • Levity (soundtrack), the soundtrack for the film of the same name
  • Levity Entertainment Group, a production, branding, and entertainment company based in Los Angeles

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