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airiness

[ air-ee-nis ]
/ ˈɛər i nɪs /
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noun
openness to the air: the airiness of a balcony facing the sea.
sprightliness of manner: a ballet marked by airiness and deft movement.
snobbishness; affectation.
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Origin of airiness

First recorded in 1735–45; airy + -ness
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British Dictionary definitions for airiness

airiness
/ (ˈɛərɪnɪs) /

noun
the quality or condition of being fresh, light, or breezy
lightness of heart; gaiety
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