flippancy


flip·pan·cy

noun \ˈfli-pən(t)-sē\
plural flip·pan·cies

Definition of FLIPPANCY

:  unbecoming levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters

Examples of FLIPPANCY

  1. <no one appreciates your flippancy during our religious services>

First Known Use of FLIPPANCY

1746

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