Definition of lightsomeness in English:



  • See lightsome

    • ‘A symphony of Beethoven is like a tree, with the sturdiness of trunk instantly with and explained by the lightsomeness and changingness of branch, twig, leaf.’
    • ‘The opposites of seriousness or heaviness and lightsomeness are in his clothing and the very objects he holds.’
    • ‘One thing about him is his constant lightsomeness of spirit and tone.’
    • ‘There is a lightsomeness about its gaudy exterior that seems to defy gravity.’
    • ‘Why does the lightsomeness and variety of a more airy landscape suggest to us the idea of gaiety and social mirth?’