In The Great Gatsby what does the word levity mean?  

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Levity is a word that means humor, laughter, lightness of mind.  Lack of appropriate seriousness in a serious situation.

Synonyms are: flippancy, flippant, frivolous, giddiness, trivial

Another meaning of levity is fickleness.

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