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Frivolity vs. Levity

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Frivolitynoun

frivolous act

Levitynoun

Lightness of manner or speech, frivolity; lack of appropriate seriousness; inclination to make a joke of serious matters.

Frivolitynoun

state of being frivolous

Levitynoun

(obsolete) Lack of steadiness.

Frivolitynoun

The condition or quality of being frivolous; also, acts or habits of trifling; unbecoming levity of disposition.

Levitynoun

The state or quality of being light, buoyancy.

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Frivolitynoun

the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible

Levitynoun

(countable) A lighthearted or frivolous act.

Frivolitynoun

something of little value or significance

Levitynoun

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.’; ‘This bubble by reason of its comparative levity to the fluidity that incloses it, would ascend to the top.’;

Frivolitynoun

acting like a clown or buffoon

Levitynoun

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

‘He never employed his omnipotence out of levity.’;

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Levitynoun

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.’;

Levitynoun

feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness

Levitynoun

lightness of manner

Levitynoun

the treatment of a serious matter with humour or lack of due respect

‘as an attempt to introduce a note of levity, the words were a disastrous flop’;

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