light·ness noun uncountable
Main entry: lightderived

WordNet Dictionary:
1. the property of being comparatively small in weight
- the lightness of balsa wood
Syn: weightlessness
Ant: heaviness
3. having a light color
Ant: darkness
5. a feeling of joy and pride
Syn: elation, high spirits
6. the trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
Syn: lightsomeness
2. the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.
1.Illumination, or degree of illumination; as, the lightness of a room.
2.Absence of depth or of duskiness in color; as, the lightness of a tint; lightness of complexion.

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