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  • n  the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
  • n  the property of something weightless and insubstantial
  • n  lightness in movement or manner

  • White also shows up from behind the sketchy greens, reds and pinks in Matisse's Interior at Collioure (circa 1905), giving an appropriate Mediterranean airiness to the scene.
  • The great Lord Acton spoke of "the airiness of his metaphysics, the indefiniteness of his knowledge, his neglect of transitions.
  • Interiors with paneled walls, beetle-browed fireplace mantels and massively beamed ceilings still lacked the airiness of the Sun King's era.
News & Articles

  • Obsessed: Blake Lively's Bejeweled Pencil Skirt
    Blake Lively (Getty) Blake Lively nailed it at the Turbo premiere in NYC last night by joining heavy opulence with summer airiness brilliantly. The actress was Ryan Reynold 's arm candy in a bejeweled Burberry pencil skirt and delicate gray tank. Nude Louboutin pumps were a smart demure pairing while her wedding ring was the only piece of coordinating bling. Take a gander at the pics, do you ...
    July 10, 2013 - StyleBistro
  • Obsessed: Blake Lively's Bedazzled Pencil Skirt
    Blake Lively (Getty) Blake Lively nailed it at the Turbo premiere in NYC last night. She joined heavy opulence with summer airiness brilliantly. The actress was Ryan Reynold 's arm candy in a bejeweled Burberry pencil skirt and delicate gray tank. Nude Louboutin pumps were a smart demure pairing while her wedding ring was the only piece of coordinating bling. Take a gander at the pics, do you ...
    July 10, 2013 - StyleBistro
Quotes

  • Steve Fowler in Easier (press release)
    Steve Fowler, Group Editor, commented "Citroen has shown considerable flair and imagination in its quest for the perfect family car, and the results are hugely impressive. We love the feeling of airiness, and we've nothing but praise for the neat...
  • Donna Karan in Wall Street Journal
    There's an airiness to them that gives a sense of transparency,says Ms. Karan.

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