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flippant
used in The Age of Innocence

2 uses
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Definition
showing an inappropriate lack of seriousness
  • Nothing could be in worse taste than misplaced flippancy; and he answered somewhat stiffly: "Yes, you have been away a very long time."
    Chapter 2 (97% in)
  • He did not mind being flippant about New York, but disliked to hear any one else take the same tone.
    Chapter 9 (57% in)

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