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Definition of the noun lightsomeness

What does lightsomeness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lightsomenesses

  1. the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
  2. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
  3. the trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of lightsomeness: lightness
    • more generic words: giddiness / silliness = an impulsive scatterbrained manner

Alternative definition of the noun lightsomeness


  1. [archaic] The quality of being lightsome.

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Google previewStudies of Contemporary Poets (1916)

by Mary C. Sturgeon

Its gay lightsomeness is a charming thing to watch, an amazing thing 63 William H. Davies.

Google previewA Dictionary, Gujarátí and English (1868)

by Shāpurjī Edaljī

,3 Airiness, lightsomeness, playsome- ness, gaysomeness, flaunti- ...

Google previewPronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1845)

by John Walker

gay, hav ing the power to exhilarate Lightsomeness, Ilte'sflm-nes s. luminous- ness, cheerfulness, levity [en Ligneous, ng'ne-fls a. made of wood, wood- Lignumvitse, Bg-num-vl'te s. a hard wood Figure, ll'g&re s. a precious stone Like, like a.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1862)

by Robert Joseph Sullivan

Lightsomeness, *. the being lightsome. Lig'neous, a. made of wood ; like wood. Lig'nite, *. a fossil carbonized wood. Lig'num vitae, [L.] *. the wood of life; a very hard wood, guaiacum. Like, a. resembling, similar, equal; likely, probable : s. that ...

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

LIGHTSOMENESS, lifsum-nes, n. The quality of being light : cheerfulness. LIGNAGE, lln'aj, n. (Spenser). Lineage. LIGN-ALOES, lin-al'oz or lig-naloz, n. (B.) Aloes- wood. [L lignum, wood, and Aloes.] LIGNEOUS, lig'ne-us, adj. Wooden : woody ...

Google previewWalker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... (1854)

To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities, and Directions to Foreigners ... The Whole Interspersed with Observations ... by John Walker

Lightsomeness, Hteisum-nes, s. Luminous- ness, not opacity, not obscurity ; cheerfulness, merriment, levity. LignalOes, llg-nal-oze, *. Aloes wood. Ligneous, tfg-ne-us, a. Made of wood; wooden, resembling wood. LiGNUMViTiE, Hg-nam-vl -te, ...

Google previewThe Cabinet dictionary of the English language (1871)

by English language

Lightsomeness, ( lit'sum-nes) n. Luminousness ; merriment ; cheerfulness. Ligneous, (llg'n£-us)a.

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Video shows what lightsomeness means. The quality of being lightsome.. Lightsomeness Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of L1I1G2H4T1S1O1M3E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 13-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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