Definition of Airiness

1. Noun. The property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air.

Generic synonyms: Capaciousness, Commodiousness, Roominess, Spaciousness
Derivative terms: Airy



2. Noun. The property of something weightless and insubstantial.
Exact synonyms: Buoyancy
Generic synonyms: Lightness, Weightlessness
Derivative terms: Airy, Airy, Buoyant

3. Noun. Lightness in movement or manner.
Exact synonyms: Delicacy
Generic synonyms: Life, Liveliness, Spirit, Sprightliness

Definition of Airiness

1. n. The state or quality of being airy; openness or exposure to the air; as, the airiness of a country seat.

Definition of Airiness

1. Noun. Light or airy in quality or manner. ¹

2. Noun. insubstantiality ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airiness

1. the state of being airy [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airiness

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airgraphs
airgun
airguns
airhead
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn
airhorns
airier
airiest
airily
airiness (current term)
airinesses
airing
airing cupboard
airing cupboards
airing out
airings
airish
airlane
airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness
airlessnesses

Literary usage of Airiness

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1. Two Related Industries: An Account of Paper-making and of Paper-makers by Perry Walton, Huyck, F. C., & sons (1920)
"SPACIOUSNESS, LIGHTNESS, AND airiness OF THE KENWOOD CARDING-ROOMS The carding-rooms at the Kenwood plant are among the finest to be found in the entire ..."

2. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli (1879)
"Beaming with brightness, with the voice and airiness of a bird, and a cloudless temper, Albertha St. Aldegonde had, from the first hour of her marriage, ..."

3. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany by Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1821)
"The airiness, the height, the splendour, the decorative minutiae of the whole—to say nothing of the interminable rows of volumes of all sizes, ..."

4. A Tour Through the Northern Counties of England, and the Borders of Scotland by Richard Warner (1802)
"It is two hundred feet high, and, I believe, may be considered an unique in its kind. Certain it is, nothing can exceed the lightness, airiness, and beauty ..."

5. The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Exposition: A Pictorial by Louis Christian Mullgardt, Maud Wotring Raymond, John Hamlin (1915)
"In the sculpture and decorative friezes, an effect of airiness has been achieved. Through the graceful arches, formed by Ionic columns, one notes the ..."

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