Definition of levity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    levity

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈlɛvət̮i//
     
    [uncountable](formal)
     
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  1. 1behavior that shows a lack of respect for something serious and that treats it in an amusing way synonym frivolity
  2. 2 The joke provided a moment of levity in an otherwise dreary meeting.
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