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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 light·ness /-nəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light·ness, n.  The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.
 Syn: -- Levity; volatility; instability; inconstancy; unsteadiness; giddiness; flightiness; airiness; gayety; liveliness; agility; nimbleness; sprightliness; briskness; swiftness; ease; facility.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Light·ness, n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the property of being comparatively small in weight; "the
           lightness of balsa wood" [syn: weightlessness] [ant: heaviness]
      2: the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and
         nimble [syn: agility, legerity, lightsomeness, nimbleness]
      3: having a light color [ant: darkness]
      4: the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as
         created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light
         and the darkest dark" [syn: light]