Spright·li·ness n. The quality or state of being sprightly; liveliness; life; briskness; vigor; activity; gayety; vivacity.
In dreams, observe with what a sprightliness and alacrity does she [the soul] exert herself! --Addison.
n : animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a
heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to
it" [syn: liveliness, life, spirit]