Airiness

  • 1 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Lightness of spirits; gayety; levity; as, the airiness of young persons. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 airiness — [er′ē nis] n. 1. the quality or state of being airy, or full of fresh air 2. lightheartedness; jauntiness …

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  • 3 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] * * * …

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  • 4 airiness — airy ► ADJECTIVE (airier, airiest) 1) spacious and well ventilated. 2) light as air; delicate. 3) casual; dismissive. DERIVATIVES airily adverb airiness noun …

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  • 5 airiness — noun see airy …

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  • 6 airiness — noun /ˈeə(r)ˌɪi.nəs/ a) Light or airy in quality or manner. b) insubstantiality …

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  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 airiness — air·i·ness || eÉ™rnɪnɪs n. breeziness; lightness; liveliness; ease of movement …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 airiness — n 1. immateriality, incorporeality, bodi lessness; unsubstantiality, tenuousness, illusoriness, unreality; ethereality, weightlessness, lightness, buoyancy. 2. delicacy, flimsiness, thinness; gauziness, diaphaneity, sheerness, transparency,… …

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  • 11 airiness — air·i·ness …

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  • 12 airiness — noun 1. the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air • Derivationally related forms: ↑airy • Hypernyms: ↑capaciousness, ↑roominess, ↑spaciousness, ↑commodiousness 2. the property of something weightless and insubstantial …

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  • 13 de Wolfe, Elsie — orig. Ella Anderson de Wolfe born Dec. 20, 1865, New York, N.Y., U.S. died July 12, 1950, Versailles, Fr. U.S. interior designer. A New York City socialite, she worked as a professional actress (1890–1904) before becoming a designer. Her design… …

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  • 14 delicacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sensitiveness, tact, nicety; frailty, daintiness, exactness; tidbit, dainty; discrimination, taste, fastidiousness. See beauty, food, skill, pleasure, brittleness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fineness of… …

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  • 15 Animation — An i*ma tion, n. [L. animatio, fr. animare.] 1. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive. [1913 Webster] The animation of the same soul quickening the whole frame. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] Perhaps an… …

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  • 16 Lightness — Light ness, n. [From {Light} not heavy.] The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace. [1913 Webster] Syn: Levity; volatility; instability; inconstancy; unsteadiness;… …

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  • 17 Suspended animation — Animation An i*ma tion, n. [L. animatio, fr. animare.] 1. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive. [1913 Webster] The animation of the same soul quickening the whole frame. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 18 airy — adjective (airier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. of or relating to air ; atmospheric b. high in the air ; lofty < airy perches > c. performed in air ; …

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  • 19 Frank Lloyd Wright — Infobox Architect name=Frank Lloyd Wright mother=Anna Lloyd Jones father=William Russell Cary Wright nationality= American birth date=birth date|1867|6|8 birth place= Richland Center, Wisconsin death date=death date and… …

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  • 20 Woofer — This article is about a loudspeaker driver. For individuals trained in remote first aid, see Wilderness First Responder. Woofer is the term commonly used for a loudspeaker driver designed to produce low frequency sounds, typically from around 40… …

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