Synonyms of make light of something in English:

make light of something

See definition of make light of


1‘I don't want to make light of a serious issue’

play down, downplay, understate, underrate, rate too low, not do justice to, do an injustice to, underplay, de-emphasize, underemphasize, trivialize, minimize, diminish, downgrade, reduce, lessen, brush aside, gloss over, shrug off
informal soft-pedal, sell short
rare misprize, minify