unseriousness

unseriousness

(ʌnˈsɪərɪəsnəs)
n
the state or quality of being unserious
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This criminal act reflects the Iranian impacts on the Houthis and proves the militias' unseriousness in peace, it added.
The meeting dealt with the role of Yemeni diplomacy in explaining to the world unseriousness of Saudi-led aggression coalition in bringing peace to Yemen and its attempt to thwart any international efforts in this regard.
Oyedele Hakeem Alao of unseriousness and inaccessible.
The statement came in the wake of the sacing of Pedo's chief financial officer Saeed Akhtar Chughtai on Oct 18 over 'unseriousness, unprofessionalism and lack of interest' in the company's affairs.
He says election will be held for a new Speaker as a result of Speaker James Kolleh's alleged unseriousness to handle the affairs of the parliament.
If it's rare to see a person over a certain age wearing a topknot, it's because it conveys a certain uncouth youthfulness, a sense of unseriousness, a need to provoke.
Drawing on some of her previous work--published in the JNZL and elsewhere--Mercer compellingly maps the landscape of New Zealand non-realism for the past century, demonstrating it to be a rich and unappreciated body that has been derided by critics for its perceived unseriousness and presumed inefficacy in responding to cultural anxiety around authenticity and 'telling the real story'.
Steyns response was to muse, "It is unclear how seriously this 'manifesto' should be taken," (19) a statement which essentially amounted to an admission of the unseriousness of his own ideas, since they featured prominently within it.
"The phone call was demanded by Qatar itself, however, this indicates Qatar's unseriousness to do the negotiations and is sticking to its previous practices," the Saudi official said.
On the Unseriousness of Human Affairs: Teaching, Writing, Playing, Believing, Lecturing, Philosophizing, Singing, Dancing
Unseriousness about the Constitution, which Professor Berns targeted in the title of one of his books, Taking the Constitution Seriously (Madison Books, 1991), has been so pervasive that when the Speaker of the House heard that the Affordable Care Act was going to be challenged in Court as a violation of the Constitution, her response was "The Constitution, really?," accompanied by a rolling of the eyes in case anyone missed the condescension.