Levitation is the ability to lift something off of the ground without using any physical energy. It's usually done by using magic or a powerful spell.

  • The levitating object was a little too heavy for the magic to hold it for very long.

  • The levitation spell didn't work very well, and the object ended up crashing to the ground.

Definition of levitation


movement upward in virtue of lightness


the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means


the phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by apparently supernatural means

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Example Sentences for levitation

  • 1

    She has the ability to levitate in midair and fly.

  • 2

    In the film, vampires could levitate.

  • 3

    He has the power to levitate.

  • 4

    He is capable of telepathy, levitation and hypnotism.

  • 5

    She also has the ability to levitate and to teleport.

  • 6

    That the Levites shall give a tithe of the tithe to the priest.

  • 7

    The yearly tithe to the Levites could be consumed anywhere.

  • 8

    The noble rooster who was granted the Talisman power of Levitation.

  • 9

    The performer appears to levitate a few inches above the ground.

  • 10

    In the final three episodes, she also gained the ability to levitate.