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  • nounillumination
  • nounthe state of being light
  • nounagility

synonyms for lightness

  • brightness
  • sparkle
  • blaze
  • flash
  • glow
  • light
  • shine
  • delicacy
  • thinness
  • airiness
  • downiness
  • featheriness
  • fluffiness
  • etherealness
  • sheerness
  • volatileness
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antonyms for lightness

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  • dullness
  • darkness
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      How to use lightness in a sentence

      It’s the same feeling of lightness that other women describe when lopping off a head of hair.
      BRITNEY SPEARS, SINÉAD O'CONNOR AND THE RADICAL ACT OF A HAIRCUTSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFJULY 5, 2021TIME
      Cabernet’s sleeper region may be Argentina’s Mendoza, where the altitude of the Andes foothills softens the tannins and preserves acidity and lightness in the wine.
      HOW TO EXPAND YOUR RED WINE REPERTOIRE BEYOND CABS, PINOTS AND MERLOTSDAVE MCINTYREJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Even Jubilee’s somber tracks are imbued with traces of lightness.
      JAPANESE BREAKFAST ISN’T THE ARTIST SHE USED TO BEALEXA LEEJUNE 4, 2021VOX
      Few would dispute that Federer is the game’s most elegant practitioner, wielding his racket like a magic wand and with a dancer’s grace and lightness.
      AFTER TWO KNEE SURGERIES, ROGER FEDERER SAYS, ‘I JUST FEEL LIKE THE STORY’S NOT OVER YET’LIZ CLARKEMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Next up is redeeming the lightness from that darkness, without indulging the old myths or perpetuating the old inequities.
      HELEN FRANKENTHALER CAME FROM WEALTH AND PRIVILEGE. HER ART TRANSCENDS THAT.PHILIP KENNICOTTMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Yet she desperately stays afloat, perhaps thanks to the unbearable lightness of her being.
      REBECCA HALL'S PASSING IS A COMPLEX, MOVING STORY ABOUT RACIAL IDENTITY—AND A SUNDANCE STANDOUTSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
      Don't you remember my telling you that Liszt has an inconceivable lightness, swiftness and smoothness of execution?
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      It was to me a new birth of faculties that resembled a new sense of being, a buoyant and elastic lightness of feelings and frame.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      The manufacturers of these pipes claim for them that they combine the strength of steel with the lightness of paper.
      ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
      She knew very well that the lightness in her voice had whipped him, and that he was "feeling badly."
      BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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      WORDS RELATED TO LIGHTNESS

      • airiness
      • debilities
      • diaphaneities
      • elegance
      • etherealnesses
      • exquisitenesses
      • fragilities
      • frailnesses
      • frailties
      • gossamerinesses
      • infirmities
      • lightnesses
      • slenderness
      • smoothness
      • softnesses
      • subtleties
      • tenderness
      • tenuities
      • translucencies
      • transparencies
      • weaknesses
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