Light"ness, n. [From Light not heavy.]

The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; delicacy; grace.

Syn. -- Levity; volatility; instability; inconstancy; unsteadiness; giddiness; flightiness; airiness; gayety; liveliness; agility; nimbleness; sprightliness; briskness; swiftness; ease; facility.

 

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Light"ness, n. [From Light bright.]

1.

Illumination, or degree of illumination; as, the lightness of a room.

Chaucer.

2.

Absence of depth or of duskiness in color; as, the lightness of a tint; lightness of complexion.

 

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