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levity (LEV i tee) (s) (noun), levities (pl)
1. An inappropriate lack of seriousness: The teacher wouldn't tolerate any levities by her students; especially, when she was trying to explain important issues in her classroom.
2. Having attitudes that are light-hearted or unseemly joking regarding serious matters: When Haley fell on the slippery sidewalk, the guys laughed with inappropriate levity.

One participant introduced an amusing quality or levity during the discussion about possible job losses and his jokes provided the only levities in an otherwise dull and boring night.

3. Etymology: from Latin levitas, "lightness".
Noise is a real problem.
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