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Meaning of SPRIGHTLINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
 

SPRIGHTLINESS is a 13 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: life, liveliness, spirit
 
 See Also: airiness, alacrity, animation, breeziness, brio, briskness, buoyancy, delicacy, ebullience, elan, energy, enthusiasm, esprit, exuberance, ginger, high-spiritedness, invigoration, irrepressibility, jauntiness, pep, peppiness, spiritedness, vigor, vigour, vim, vivification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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