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Noun: lightness  lIt-nus
  1. A feeling of joy and pride
    - elation, high spirits
  2. The property of being comparatively small in weight
    "the lightness of balsa wood";
    - weightlessness
  3. The gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    "leaped up with surprising lightness";
    - agility, legerity, lightsomeness, nimbleness
  4. Having a light colour
  5. The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
    "he could paint the lightest lightness and the darkest dark";
    - light
  6. The trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
    - lightsomeness

See also: dark, light

Type of: giddiness, gracefulness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, silliness, value, visual property, weight

Antonym: darkness, heaviness

Encyclopedia: Lightness