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  • n. Light or airy in quality or manner.
  • n. insubstantiality

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being airy; openness or exposure to the air.
  • n. Lightness of spirits; gayety; levity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Exposure to a free current of air; openness to the air: as, the airiness of a country-seat.
  • n. Unsubstantiality, like that of air.
  • n. Delicacy and lightness; ethereality.
  • n. Sprightliness of motion or manner; gaiety; jauntiness; vanity; affectation: as, the airiness of young persons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
  • n. lightness in movement or manner
  • n. the property of something weightless and insubstantial

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