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Meaning of FLIPPANCY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inappropriate levity
 

FLIPPANCY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: light-mindedness
 
 See Also: levity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flip"pan*cy\, n.[See {Flippant}.]
The state or quality of being flippant.

      This flippancy of language.              --Bp. Hurd.

 
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 Related Terms: absentmindedness, banter, booing, brashness, brassiness, brazenfacedness, brazenness, carelessness, catcalling, chaffing, cheek, cheekiness, cockiness, contempt, derision, discourtesy, disregard, disregardfulness, disrespect, disrespectfulness, distraction, face of brass, facetiousness, fleering, flightiness, fooling, freshness, frivolity, frivolousness, giddiness, grinning, heedlessness, hissing, hooting, impertinence, impishness, impudence, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inattentiveness, inconsideration, incuriosity, indifference, inobservance, insolence, irreverence, jeering, jocularity, joshing, leering, levity, lightmindedness, lip, merriment, mischievousness, mockery, mouth, negligence, nonobservance, obliviousness, offhandedness, panning, pertness, playfulness, prankishness, pranksomeness, ragging, raillery, rallying, razzing, regardlessness, ridicule, roasting, roguishness, rudeness, sauciness, scoffing, shallowness, side, smart-aleckiness, smartness, smirking, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting, sportiveness, superficiality, taunting, thoughtlessness, trickery, trickiness, twitting, unalertness, unawareness, unconsciousness, unheedfulness, unintentiveness, unmindfulness, unobservance, unwariness, unwatchfulness, volatility, waggery, waggishness
 

 

 

 

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