Definition of 'levity'
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Masks add a touch of macabre humour to a conflict that offers few moments of levity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But such moments of levity were rare. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The moments before such games should be focused and tense yet in his dressing room there was levity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Behind it all the beat of the drum caught the levity of a village celebration or the thunder of wildlife on the plains. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perhaps some levity was needed after such a serious Wednesday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Luckily, some levity is emerging amid the grimness and serious analysis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. levity is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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