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Meaning of FLIPPANCY

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  inappropriate levity

FLIPPANCY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: light-mindedness
 See Also: levity



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

      This flippancy of language.              --Bp. Hurd.

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