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levity

le vi tee

  • n  feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
  • n  a manner lacking seriousness

  • He did not respond with the seriousness it deserved and later regretted that he had dealt the matter with levity.
  • Jaunty on many a British jurists' brow there perches the halo of high levity.
  • Don't look for levity in The Passion, an account of the day Jesus was crucified starring James Caviezel (The Count of Monte Cristo) as Christ and Italian sex diva Monica Bellucci .
News & Articles

  • Under the Stars and Above the Streets: Artist Organizes Rooftop Campground
    via Facebook “When you step onto a rooftop,” Thomas Stevenson explained, “things down below disappear. It’s levity. ” Such is the essence of Mr. Stevenson’s “Bivouac” —a participatory art project in which New Yorkers find solace for one evening in campsite far above ground. It’s not exactly the great outdoors, but this weekend, those who sign up can experience what this artist deems an escape ...
    June 11, 2013 - The New York Observer
  • Passengers stuck on plane for five hours start singing ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ (Video)
    The passengers stuck on an Allegiant Air flight from Las Vegas to Phoenix for five hours on the tarmac tried to add a little levity to their situation by singing R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” read more
    June 11, 2013 - TheCelebrityCafe.com
  • Funny talk with Aries Spears
    Aries Spears stopped by with a sneak peek at shows at Levity Live through Sunday, the 9th. For more information on future tour dates and projects, log on to ariesspears.com …
    June 10, 2013 - WPIX 11 New York
Quotes

  • Jennifer Nettles in Washington Post
    It's not just romantic love,said Nettles, "not 'Let me tell you about my boyfriend.' It's not puppy love, although there is some fun and levity on this record."
  • Robert Redford in Daily Times
    You'll see more levity in the festival this year,said actor Robert Redford at a press conference to kick off the 10-day independent film festival he started in 1981.
  • Goodluck Jonathan in The Punch
    Jonathan said, "Let me assure you that your recommendations and suggestions will not be treated with levity. The Federal Executive Council and other key members of the Federal Government will pay attention to what you have to say on matters within...

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