flippant

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glib
nimble; limber
Lacking respect or seriousness, showing levity; pert

Our society treats smoking flippantly as a slightly distasteful habit that can injure your health. It is not. It is drug addiction.

having a light, pert, trifling disposition
{a} of rapid speed, pert, talkative
A flippant person
Speaking fluently and confidently, without knowledge or consideration; empty; trifling; inconsiderate; pert; petulant
showing inappropriate levity
Of smooth, fluent, and rapid speech; speaking with ease and rapidity; having a voluble tongue; talkative
{s} disrespectful, disdainful, careless, thoughtless
Lacking proper respect or seriousness, showing inappropriate levity; pert
disapproval If you describe a person or what they say as flippant, you are criticizing them because you think they are not taking something as seriously as they should. Don't be flippant, damn it! This is serious! He now dismisses that as a flippant comment. = flip, glib. not being serious about something that other people think you should be serious about (FLIP)
flippantly
{a} in a flippant or pert manner
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in a flippant manner; "he answered the reporters' questions flippantly"; "this cannot be airily explained to your children"
flippantly
in a flippant manner; "he answered the reporters' questions flippantly"; "this cannot be airily explained to your children
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In a flippant manner
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carelessly, disrespectfully, disdainfully, thoughtlessly
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