GRE Word List

LEVITY

lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner

The meaning of the word levity is lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner.

Random words

WordMeaning
disjunctionact or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
illusoryillusive; deceptive; not real
unearthlynot earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
uproariousmarked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
emancipateset free; liberate
disportamuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
hurlthrow forcefully; shout out violently
addictioncompulsive habitual need
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity