levity

Part of speech: noun

Lightness; frivolity; flippancy.

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Usage examples "levity":

  1. She had returned to the levity of her earlier days, and only waited for an opportunity to revenge herself upon her husband. - "Berlin and Sans-Souci", Louise Muhlbach.
  2. She was of an extraordinary levity, and at that after staring at him a moment she broke into shrill laughter. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. In some conversation with him yesterday he did me the honour to say that I brought you back to his recollection by what he was pleased to call the mingled levity and obstinacy of my character. - "Danger! and Other Stories", Arthur Conan Doyle.