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Antonyms for flippant
ˈflɪp ənt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term flippant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flippant, light-minded(adj)

    showing inappropriate levity

    Antonyms:
    serious

    Synonyms:
    light-minded

Wiktionary

  1. flippant(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    serious

  2. flippant(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    serious

  3. flippant(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    serious

  4. flippant(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    serious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flippant

    Antonyms:
    flattering, servile, obsequious, accurate, considerate, deferential, complimentary, respectful

    Synonyms:
    pert, forward, superficial, thoughtless, saucy, malapert

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flippant(a)

    Synonyms:
    voluble, glib, fluent, pert, malapert, forward

How to use flippant in a sentence?

  1. Jeanette Strumpf:

    Oh, our own president saying, the day after the election that the coronavirus would disappear. Well, guess what, Mr. President, my mom died 15 days after your election and it didn't disappear, it didn't go away. It's not going away. It's not a joke. My mom died 16 days after your flippant remarks, and I am devastated.

  2. Mallory Quigley:

    This video is an offense to all women: those who have had an abortion and experienced deep pain and suffering after that choice, those who are conflicted on the issue, and even NARAL’s own constituents who they portray as angry and flippant.

  3. Rick Santorum:

    I wish I had never said that ... It was a flippant comment that should not have come out of my mouth. But the substance of what I said -- which is what I referred to -- I stand by that ... I wish I had not said it in the flippant term that I did. And I know people were offended by it and I wish I hadn't said it.

  4. Melissa George:

    The one thing I certainly did n’t know was that nearly five years later, a clearly traumatized Melissa George would plead publicly to Australia for help after a very troubling incident of domestic violence in her French home and those words of hers would still be used against her by so many. Is Australia really so unforgiving that those flippant and somewhat ridiculous remarks will be held against her for years ? I just wanted to say sorry, Melissa George, you don’t deserve it.

  5. Pete Seat:

    Politicians have survived plenty of unfortunate statements and events, but Trump is turning his greatest asset into a weakness. Flippant comments eventually catch up with you.

How to pronounce flippant?

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How to say flippant in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2107serious
#3066accurate
#9440complimentary
#19767respectful
#33864flattering
#36760considerate
#81901servile
#88271flippant
#97622deferential
#111501obsequious

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