Definition: a lack of seriousness
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): light-mindedness, lightness, silliness
Antonym(s): earnestness, gravity
1. The nun was a stern teacher who did not tolerate levity in her classroom.
2. Although we were in a crisis, my funny friend found some levity in the situation.
3. The detective didn't appreciate the suspect’s levity and attempt at humor during the interrogation.