Flippancy

flip·pancy BrE [ˈflɪpənsi]
; NAmE [ˈflɪpənsi]
noun uncountable
His flippancy conceals a deep insecurity.
Main entry: flippantderived

WordNet Dictionary:
noun
inappropriate levity
- her mood changed and she was all lightness and joy
Syn: light-mindedness
II
verb
1. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
- The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
- My husband never flirts with other women
(for: chat up)
- Sam wants to flirt with Sue
2. behave carelessly or indifferently
- Play about with a young girl's affection
Syn: dally, toy, play

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.The state or quality of being flippant.
This flippancy of language.

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