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See definition of airiness on Dictionary.com
  • as inlightness
  • as inbuoyancy/buoyance
  • as indelicacy

synonyms for airiness

  • delicacy
  • downiness
  • featheriness
  • fluffiness
  • thinness
  • etherealness
  • sheerness
  • volatileness
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How to use airiness in a sentence

And about him there was a gaiety, an airiness of spirit, an atmosphere of enjoyment which bespoke one who is in love with life.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He left me at last to dance with Katy, who makes up in grace and airiness what she lacks in knowledge.
FAMILY PRIDEMARY J. HOLMES
The second basin is supported on a forest of slender columns which give an airiness and a necessary lightness to the whole.
THE STORY OF PERUGIAMARGARET SYMONDS
He laughed again, and, dismissing the subject with airiness somewhat exaggerated, drew out his huge gilt snuffbox.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
There is an airiness and transparency in that corner of the canvass, which we in vain seek elsewhere.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 68, NO. 417, JULY, 1850VARIOUS
It was really truly 'fantastical' from the airiness of its little cupolas and galleries, and was in tolerable order.
A DAY'S TOURPERCY FITZGERALD
Nothing showed more vividly the peculiarity of Joan's unearthly airiness than the way in which the death affected her.
THE PROMISE OF AIRALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They are called beasts that have no ingenuity: and women without airiness, have generally but small sence of love.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
Dorothy Roden was not slow of speech, but she touched topics with less airiness.
RODEN'S CORNERHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
The walls are light in color, while the general effect is one of light and airiness.
THE NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE VOLUME 1, NO. 3, MARCH, 1886VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO AIRINESS

  • airiness
  • ethereality
  • floatability
  • levity
  • weightlessness
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