Webster 1913 Edition
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.
Illumination, or degree of illumination;
lightnessof a room
Absence of depth or of duskiness in color;
lightnessof a tint;
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Want of weight; levity; the contrary to heaviness; as the lightness of air, compared with water.
2.Inconstancy; unsteadiness; the quality of mind which disposes it to be influenced by trifling considerations.
- Such is the lightness of you common men.
3.Levity; wantonness; lewdness; unchastity.