Levity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Levity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ levity
levity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lightness
lightness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ imponderability
imponderability
buoyancy
volatility
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ feather
feather
dust
mote
down
thistle
down
flue
cobweb
gossamer
straw
cork
bubble
balloon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ float
float
buoy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ether
ether
air
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ leaven
leaven
ferment
barm
yeast
PARAG:Levity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be light
be light
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ float
float
rise
swim
be buoyed up
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render light
render light
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lighten
lighten
leaven
PARAG:Levity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ light
light
subtile
airy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ imponderous
imponderous
imponderable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ astatic
astatic
weightless
ethereal
sublimated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gossamery
gossamery
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ suberose
suberose
suberous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncompressed
uncompressed
volatile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ buoyant
buoyant
floating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ portable
portable
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ light as a feather
light as a feather
light as a thistle
light as air

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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