- Airiness Air"i*ness, n.
1. The state or quality of being airy; openness or exposure
to the air; as, the airiness of a country seat.
2. Lightness of spirits; gayety; levity; as, the airiness of young persons. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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airiness — [er′ē nis] n. 1. the quality or state of being airy, or full of fresh air 2. lightheartedness; jauntiness … English World dictionary
airiness — /air ee nis/, n. 1. openness to the air: the airiness of a balcony facing the sea. 2. sprightliness of manner: a ballet marked by airiness and deft movement. 3. snobbishness; affectation. [1735 45; AIRY + NESS] * * * … Universalium
airiness — airy ► ADJECTIVE (airier, airiest) 1) spacious and well ventilated. 2) light as air; delicate. 3) casual; dismissive. DERIVATIVES airily adverb airiness noun … English terms dictionary
airiness — noun see airy … New Collegiate Dictionary
airiness — noun /ˈeə(r)ˌɪi.nəs/ a) Light or airy in quality or manner. b) insubstantiality … Wiktionary
airiness — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airy nothing, airy texture, appearance, ascent, attenuation, bodilessness, bounce, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyancy, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, delusiveness, diaphanousness … Moby Thesaurus
airiness — airÂ·iÂ·ness || eÉ™rnÉªnÉªs n. breeziness; lightness; liveliness; ease of movement … English contemporary dictionary
airiness — n. 1. Openness, exposure to air. 2. Lightness, buoyancy, grace, gracility, gracefulness, flexibility, pliancy, litheness. 3. Gayety, levity, sprightliness, vivacity, liveliness, etc. See airy, 3 … New dictionary of synonyms
airiness — n 1. immateriality, incorporeality, bodi lessness; unsubstantiality, tenuousness, illusoriness, unreality; ethereality, weightlessness, lightness, buoyancy. 2. delicacy, flimsiness, thinness; gauziness, diaphaneity, sheerness, transparency,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
airiness — air·i·ness … English syllables