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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: FLIP1

flippant

adjective
     
flip‧pant
not being serious about something that other people think you should be serious about:
a rather flippant remark
flippant about
You shouldn't be flippant about such things.
flippantly adverb
flippancy noun [uncountable]
This is no time for flippancy.

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