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flippancy Explained

flippancy at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "flippancy":
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

flippancy at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Insolence): insolence, haughtiness, arrogance, airs, impertinence, flippancy, petulance, bluster, swagger, impudence, audacity, shamelessness, effrontery.

Flippancy at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flippancy \Flip"pan*cy\, n.[See {Flippant}.]
The state or quality of being flippant.

This flippancy of language. --Bp. Hurd.

flippancy at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : inappropriate levity [syn: {light-mindedness}]

flippancy at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈflɪ.pə, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈflɪ.pɛ|/ˈflɪ.pɛ, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"|/"


    Inter: en-noun » flippancies

  • A disrespectful levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters.

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    * flippant


    Inter: trans-top » disrespectful levity or pertness
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|leviandade|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|locuacidad|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » flippancy
    Translation: et » flippancy
    Translation: es » flippancy
    Translation: fr » flippancy
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    Translation: pl » flippancy
    Translation: ta » flippancy
    Translation: vi » flippancy
    Translation: zh » flippancy