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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Light"ness
The state, condition, or quality, of being light or not heavy; buoyancy; levity; fickleness; nimbleness; delicacy; grace.

Etymology: From Light not heavy

noun Light"ness
  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.

Etymology: From Light bright

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
  2. The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
  3. Having a light color
  4. The gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
  5. The property of being comparatively small in weight ("the lightness of balsa wood")
  6. A feeling of joy and pride

light (“illumination, visible light”) +‎ -ness

  1. (uncountable) the condition of being illuminated
  2. (uncountable) the relative whiteness or transparency of a colour
  3. (countable) The product of being illuminated.

light (“having little weight”) +‎ -ness

  1. The state of having little weight, or little force.
  2. Agility of movement.
  3. Freedom from worry.
  4. Levity, frivolity; inconsistency.

    Fun Facts about the name Lightness

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    Past life for Lightness born Jul 25, 2012

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

    You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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