from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. whilst weightless; without weight


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • While some people become claustrophobic in the tank, many relish the opportunity to block the constant flow of external stimuli that bombards them and to enjoy their own altered state, floating as weightlessly as an astronaut in space.

    Review of What Becomes by A.L. Kennedy

  • I began to picture this man as a child, chin in hands, stretched out in footed pyjamas beneath the bluish glow of a black and white TV, watching as the first astronaut bounded weightlessly onto the moon.

    Diagnosis: American

  • "The payload will fall weightlessly in an antigravity beam."

    Nell Shea

  •   BAP! — sparks and smoke, and before I knew it, I was transported weightlessly down a long corridor towards a soft white light into a room just like the one my high school football coaches used to sit in to watch film of upcoming teams on our schedule.

    In the Film Room With the Big Guy Upstairs

  • As she sprang weightlessly forward, kissed the water with her entire body, passed through its upper skin, paraphrasing the motion of the sinking star, she knew only that she was about to die.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • In the living room, Jacques LaRoche sailed weightlessly through the front of the console television.

    Captured by Moonlight

  • She drifted weightlessly on her back as the blinding sun ordered the clouds away.

    Red Hats

  • The towns are giant wheels spun up to create some gravity and decorated with ropes that secure the structure and provide pathways along which to travel semi-weightlessly.

    REVIEW: Pirate Sun by Karl Schroeder

  • Gently and almost weightlessly, radiating a warm and graceful light.

    Rappahannock Bend House by McInturff Architects

  • The computer-animated wild thing leaps weightlessly in the air doing air guitar.

    Wild Things: I think you moved me « The Retort


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.