how to pronounce levity


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the above transcription of levity is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

levity is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of levity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if anything just a moment of levity and …”

meanings of levity


  1. A lighthearted or frivolous act.
  2. Lack of steadiness.
  3. Lightness of manner or speech, frivolity; lack of appropriate seriousness; inclination to make a joke of serious matters.
  4. The state or quality of being light, buoyancy.

levity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word levity occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics levity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that levity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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