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In any of my projects, I think if something is really deep or dramatic, I always try to make sure I find the levity in it.

From Time

The comedian is there to offer a force of levity to balance the force of gravity of the scientific content.

From Ozy

Events, founded by Kevin Hubschmann in 2019, offers personalized, interactive online comedy shows to companies in need of a little levity.

From Quartz

Kimeko McCoyMarketers relied heavily on levity and donation in their brand voice for this year’s Super Bowl.

From Digiday

The designer behind the art for Whitehead’s two Pulitzer Prize-winning novels, The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, felt a similar sense of levity.

From Time

RAWIYA: Like you, I've been turning to Dave Chappelle for both levity and affirmation.

For a moment of levity, Leo was challenged by David Beckham to do the ALS ice water bucket challenge.

She hopes it retains a genuine realness, “which is what audiences respond to,” alongside its levity.

Were you searching for more levity after making your Abu Ghraib documentary Standard Operating Procedure?

The moments of levity and convincing depravity make the film both entertaining and nauseatingly voyeuristic.

It is difficult to characterize the curious comPg 158bination of levity and seriousness that runs through this tale.

I cannot make out to be anything but raspingly, harrowingly sad; so I will close, and not affect levity which I cannot feel.

And only the supreme levity of innocence could have devised and accomplished this amazing celebration.

It is one of those impossibilities which only the levity of a superficial reason can regard as admissible.

So we merely toned down the levity by leaving old Mr. Browne out of the cast entirely.

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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to levity, such as: frivolity, giddiness, hilarity, mirth, repartee, and absurdity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.