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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Frivolity; inappropriate lack of gravity and seriousness in deportment or character; trifling gayety; sportiveness; vanity.

2. (n.) The quality of weighing less than something else of equal bulk; relative lightness, especially as shown by rising through, or floating upon, a contiguous substance; buoyancy; -- opposed to gravity.

3. (n.) Lack of steadiness or constancy; disposition to change; fickleness; volatility.

1644. elaphria -- levity, ie fickleness
... levity, ie fickleness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: elaphria
Phonetic Spelling: (el-af-ree'-ah) Short Definition: levity, fickleness ...
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How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
... For obstinacy is engendered of pride, and fickleness of levity. ... From this Paul
declared himself to be free, when he said, Did I use levity? ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xviii how the obstinate.htm

How those who Use Food Intemperately and those who Use it ...
... For superfluity of speech, levity of conduct, and lechery accompany the former;
but the latter often the sin of impatience, and often that of pride. ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xix how those who.htm

A Serious Mind.
... to look a painful truth in the face; but we are forced to do so when we reluctantly
confess that female frivolity is the source of that levity which prevails ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xiii a serious mind.htm

Importance of the Time of Youth; Difficulties and Dangers that ...
... perchance, or at least personal levity of character, combined with that of childhood,
deprive this age of many advantages, and call for a total reparation of ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter i importance of the.htm

The Same Continued.
... dogmatic acuracy of statement, but is thrown out at random or suggested by the passing
moment, it is too often pervaded by foolish levity, whether uttered by ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 18 the same continued.htm

Whether an Accusation is Rendered Unjust by Calumny, Collusion or ...
... For it happens sometimes that a man through levity of mind proceeds to accuse someone,
because he believes too readily what he hears, and this pertains to ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether an accusation is rendered.htm

Whether Souls are Conveyed to Heaven or Hell Immediately after ...
... I answer that, Even as in bodies there is gravity or levity whereby they are borne
to their own place which is the end of their movement, so in souls there is ...
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... our fairest hopes are blasted, if pain and sorrow brood over our existence, it is
because the soul suffers the punishment entailed by her levity or negligence ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xii vocation.htm

That Lucretius and Others have Erred, and Cicero Himself, in ...
... But that same accomplished orator, that same consummate philosopher, also censures
the Greeks, whose levity he always accuses, and yet imitates. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xiv that lucretius and others.htm

On Being Filled with the Spirit
... And the Spirit of truth could not dwell in such a heart. 2. Others have
so much levity that the Spirit will not dwell with them. ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture vii on being filled.htm

Levity (2 Occurrences)
... volatility. Multi-Version Concordance Levity (2 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians
1:17 When I therefore was thus minded, did I use levity? or ...
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Frolic (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Full of levity; dancing, playing, or
frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry. 2 ...
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Levy (19 Occurrences)

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Lightness (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The state, condition, or quality, of being light
or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace. ...
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Lightly (31 Occurrences)
... 7. (adv.) Commonly; usually. 8. (adv.) Without dejection; cheerfully. 9.
(adv.) Without heed or care; with levity; gayly; airily. 10. ...
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Gangrene (1 Occurrence)
... Paul compares the corrupting influence of profane babbling or levity, in connection
with subjects which ought to be treated with reverence to this disease (2 ...
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Folly (68 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The state of being foolish; want of good
sense; levity, weakness, or derangement of mind. 2. (n ...
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Frivolous (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially
in trifling matters. Multi-Version Concordance Frivolous (4 Occurrences). ...
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Trifle (2 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) To act or talk without seriousness, gravity, weight, or dignity; to act
or talk with levity; to indulge in light or trivial amusements. ...
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Play (61 Occurrences)
... amusement; to frolic; to spot. 2. (n.) To act with levity or thoughtlessness;
to trifle; to be careless. 3. (n.) To contend, or ...
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Bible Concordance
Levity (2 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 1:17 When I therefore was thus minded, did I use levity? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea, yea, and nay, nay?

Ephesians 5:4 nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks.
(See RSV)



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