Antonyms for flippancy

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She shot the thing at me with a manner suspiciously near to flippancy.

He felt angry with her for what seemed to him to be flippancy.

Then he fell thoughtful, his tone lost its note of flippancy.

To him, his art was too sacred to admit of any flippancy in discussing it.

Linton's flippancy, for the first time, was distasteful to Cashel.

Flippancy, like comedy, is but a matter of visual first impression.

He doesn't know a joke even when it's labelled and can't stand any flippancy.

There was an earnestness that robbed the question of any flippancy.

I rebuked him for his flippancy, but in the end I consented to take him.

They mistake self-control for coldness, and despair for flippancy.

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