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noun as in buoyancy/buoyance

noun as in lightness

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Example Sentences

It complements the strengths of the driver—detail, clarity, realism—by adding a natural sense of airiness and space to the music.

And about him there was a gaiety, an airiness of spirit, an atmosphere of enjoyment which bespoke one who is in love with life.

He left me at last to dance with Katy, who makes up in grace and airiness what she lacks in knowledge.

The second basin is supported on a forest of slender columns which give an airiness and a necessary lightness to the whole.

He laughed again, and, dismissing the subject with airiness somewhat exaggerated, drew out his huge gilt snuffbox.

There is an airiness and transparency in that corner of the canvass, which we in vain seek elsewhere.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to airiness, such as: ethereality, floatability, levity, and weightlessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.