liveliness

  • 1 Liveliness — Live li*ness, n. [From {Lively}.] 1. The quality or state of being lively or animated; sprightliness; vivacity; animation; spirit; as, the liveliness of youth, contrasted with the gravity of age. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. An appearance of life …

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  • 2 liveliness — index ardor, dispatch (promptness), life (vitality), spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 liveliness — lively ► ADJECTIVE (liveier, liveliest) 1) full of life and energy. 2) (of a place) full of activity. 3) intellectually stimulating or perceptive. ● look lively Cf. ↑look sharp …

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  • 4 liveliness — noun see lively …

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  • 5 liveliness — See livelily. * * * …

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  • 6 liveliness — noun ˈlaɪvlinəs The quality of being lively; animation; energy …

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  • 7 liveliness — Synonyms and related words: activity, adaptability, alacrity, animal spirits, animate existence, animation, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, ardency, ardor, avidity, avidness, being alive, birth, bite, bounce, bounciness, breathless impatience,… …

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  • 8 liveliness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. animation, vivacity, sprightliness, pep (sl.). See activity, cheerfulness, feeling, vigor. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. animation, energy, spiritedness, briskness; see action 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) …

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  • 9 liveliness — live·li·ness || laɪvlɪnɪs n. quality of being energetic and full of life; animation, vivaciousness; excitement, activity; quality of being sharp and clear (as of memories); vividness; quality of being striking or effective; briskness …

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  • 10 liveliness — n. 1. Sprightliness, vivacity, animation, spirit, briskness, activity. 2. Activity, effervescence …

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  • 11 liveliness — n 1. vivacity, sprightliness, animation; dynamism, energy; briskness, vitality, alacrity, nimbleness, agility, quickness, pertness; spark, fire, warmth, dash, dlan, spirit, spiritedness; fervor, ardor, zeal, intensity, eagerness, enthusiasm,… …

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  • 12 liveliness — live·li·ness …

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  • 13 liveliness — See: lively …

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  • 14 liveliness — noun 1. general activity and motion (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑animation • Derivationally related forms: ↑lively • Hypernyms: ↑activity 2. animation and energy in action or expression …

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  • 15 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 16 lively — [[t]la͟ɪvli[/t]] livelier, liveliest 1) ADJ GRADED You can describe someone as lively when they behave in an enthusiastic and cheerful way. She had a sweet, lively personality... Josephine was bright, lively and cheerful. Derived words:… …

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  • 17 Vivacity — Vi*vac i*ty, n. [L. vivicitas: cf. F. vivacit[ e].] The quality or state of being vivacious. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The vivacity of some of these pensioners is little… …

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  • 18 jazz — jazzer, n. /jaz/, n. 1. music originating in New Orleans around the beginning of the 20th century and subsequently developing through various increasingly complex styles, generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble… …

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  • 19 Hume, David — born May 7, 1711, Edinburgh, Scot. died Aug. 25, 1776, Edinburgh Scottish philosopher, historian, and economist. He conceived of philosophy as the inductive, experimental science of human nature. His first major work, A Treatise of Human Nature… …

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  • 20 Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …

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