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lightness

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light=ness

CIDE DICTIONARY

lightnessn. [From Light not heavy.].
     The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Levity; volatility; instability; inconstancy; unsteadiness; giddiness; flightiness; airiness; gayety; liveliness; agility; nimbleness; sprightliness; briskness; swiftness; ease; facility.
lightnessn. [From Light bright.].
  •  Illumination, or degree of illumination; as, the lightness of a room.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Absence of depth or of duskiness in color; as, the lightness of a tint; lightness of complexion.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

lightness

Munsell chroma, achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, agility, airiness, airy texture, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, amiable weakness, anemia, ashiness, attenuation, big deal, blondness, bloodlessness, bounce, breakability, breeziness, brightness, brittleness, buoyancy, cadaverousness, canescence, carefreeness, chalkiness, chambering, changeableness, cheerfulness, chirpiness, chloranemia, chroma, chromatic color, chromaticity, collapse, color quality, colorimetric quality, cool color, coquettishness, creaminess, daintiness, deathly hue, deathly pallor, debonairness, delicacy, destructibility, diaphanousness, dilutedness, dilution, dimness, disintegration, dullness, easy virtue, effeminacy, effervescence, elasticity, emptiness, ethereality, exiguity, exility, expansiveness, exsanguination, faddishness, faddism, fadedness, faintness, fairness, featliness, fickleness, fineness, flightiness, flimsiness, flippancy, fluffiness, foolishness, fragility, frailty, frangibility, frivolity, frivolousness, frostiness, frothiness, futility, gaiety, gauziness, ghastliness, glaucescence, glaucousness, gossameriness, gracility, grizzliness, haggardness, hoariness, hue, human frailty, hypochromia, hypochromic anemia, idleness, inanity, inconstancy, indecisiveness, infirmity of will, inherent vice, insubstantiality, irresolution, jauntiness, laciness, lack of depth, lactescence, laxity, leukoderma, levity, light heart, lightheartedness, lightsomeness, liveliness, lividness, loose morals, looseness, lucence, lucency, lucidity, luminosity, luminousness, mercuriality, mercurialness, milkiness, mistiness, moral weakness, muddiness, neutral color, nimbleness, nugacity, paleness, pallidity, pallidness, pallor, paperiness, pastiness, pearliness, perkiness, pertness, prison pallor, promiscuity, purity, rarity, resilience, resiliency, sallowness, saturation, shallow-wittedness, shallowness, sickliness, sickly hue, silliness, silver, silveriness, skittishness, sleaziness, sleeping around, slenderness, slightness, slimness, snowiness, spryness, subtility, superficiality, swinging, tenuity, thinness, tint, tone, translucence, translucency, triflingness, triteness, triviality, trivialness, undependability, unpredictability, unprofoundness, unprofundity, unreliability, unsubstantiality, vacuity, vagueness, value, vanity, vapidity, velleity, vitiligo, vivacity, volatility, wanness, wantonness, warm color, wateriness, waywardness, weakness, white, white race, whiteness, whitishness, whorishness, wispiness, womanishness

ROGET THESAURUS

lightness

Levity

N levity, lightness, imponderability, buoyancy, volatility, feather, dust, mote, down, thistle, down, flue, cobweb, gossamer, straw, cork, bubble, balloon, float, buoy, ether, air, leaven, ferment, barm, yeast, lighter-than-air balloon, helium balloon, hydrogen balloon, hot air balloon, convection, thermal draft, thermal, light, subtile, airy, imponderous, imponderable, astatic, weightless, ethereal, sublimated, gossamery, suberose, suberous, uncompressed, volatile, buoyant, floating, portable, light as a feather, light as a thistle, light as air, lighter than air, rise like a balloon, float like a balloon.


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