Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Flippancy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun State or quality of being flippant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being flippant.

Etymologies

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flippant +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Hence her attempted cheerfulness became flippantness, and her laughter giggles that rang too frequently to be quite sincere -- though from Aunt Hannah it all elicited only an affectionate smile at "the dear child's high spirits."

    Miss Billy's Decision

  • Hence her attempted cheerfulness became flippantness, and her laughter giggles that rang too frequently to be quite sincere -- though from Aunt Hannah it all elicited only an affectionate smile at "the dear child's high spirits."

    Miss Billy's Decision

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