HyperDic: lightness

English > 6 senses of the word lightness:
NOUNfeelinglightness, elation, high spiritsa feeling of joy and pride
attributelightness, weightlessnessthe property of being comparatively small in weight
attributelightness, agility, legerity, lightsomeness, nimblenessthe gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
attributelightnesshaving a light color / color
attributelightness, lightthe visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures / pictures
attributelightness, lightsomenessthe trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
lightness > pronunciation
Soundslay'tnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of joy and pride.
Synonymselation, high spirits
Narrowereuphoria, euphoryA feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
Broaderjoy, joyousness, joyfulnessThe emotion of great happiness
Spanisheuforia
Catalaneufòria
Adjectiveslightpsychologically light
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being comparatively small in weight.
Example"the lightness of balsa wood"
Synonymweightlessness
Narrowerairiness, buoyancyThe property of something weightless and insubstantial
BroaderweightThe vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
Oppositeheaviness, weightinessThe property of being comparatively great in weight
Spanishingravidez, ligereza, liviandad
Catalaningravidesa, levitat, lleugeresa, lleugeria
Adjectiveslightof comparatively little physical weight or density / density
light(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
lightvery thin and insubstantial
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble.
Synonymsagility, legerity, lightsomeness, nimbleness
Broadergracefulnessbeautiful carriage
Spanishagilidad, ligereza
Catalanagilitat, agulla, lleugeresa
Adjectiveslightmoving easily and quickly
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningHaving a light color / color.
Broadervaluerelative darkness or lightness of a color
OppositedarknessHaving a dark or somber color / color
Spanishclaridad, palidez
Catalanclaredat, pal·lidesa
Adjectiveslight(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures / pictures.
Synonymlight
AttributesdarkDevoid of or deficient in light or brightness
lightCharacterized by or emitting light
Narroweraura, aureole, halo, nimbus, glory, glorioleAn indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
brightnessThe location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
highlight, highlightingAn area of lightness in a picture / picture
sunninesslightness created by sunlight
Broadervisual propertyAn attribute of vision
Spanishclaridad, iluminación, luz
Catalanclaredat, il·luminació, llum
Adjectiveslightcharacterized by or emitting light
English > lightness: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being lighthearted and frivolous.
Synonymlightsomeness
Broadergiddiness, sillinessAn impulsive scatterbrained / scatterbrained manner
Adjectiveslightsilly or trivial
lightintended primarily as entertainment

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