Meaning of levity

lev•i•ty

Pronunciation: (lev'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness or earnestness.
  2. an instance or exhibition of this.
  3. fickleness.
  4. lightness in weight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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