What is the meaning of lightness?


  • A feeling of joy and pride.
  • The property of being comparatively small in weight.
    • usage: "the lightness of balsa wood"
  • The gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble.
  • Having a light color.
  • The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures.
    • usage: "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"
  • The trait of being lighthearted and frivolous.
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APAWordNet. (2010). lightness. Retrieved June 25, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/lightness/definitions/1211191
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