Definition of Airinesses
1. airiness [n] - See also: airiness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airinesses
Literary usage of Airinesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recollections Grave and Gay by Burton Harrison (1911)
"... extracting from it its perfume, its gaiety, its trembling accent of vitality, its volatile essences and airinesses. Here she is particularly skilful. ..."
2. Longer English Poems: With Notes, Philological and Explanatory, and an by John Wesley Hales (1897)
"The general taste prefers creations more tangible and solid; it cannot be satisfied with spiritual visions; it wearies of pure airinesses; nor can this ..."
3. A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from by William Bolles (1846)
"(pi. airinesses), light as air, thin ; gay, sprightly. Aisle, i'l, n. the walk in a church, or openness, lightness, gayety. Airtight, ä'r-ti't, ..."