lissomness

lissomness
lissˈomness or lissˈomeness noun
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Main Entry:lissom

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  • lissomness — lissom (also lissome) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slim, supple, and graceful. DERIVATIVES lissomness noun. ORIGIN a contraction formed from LITHE(Cf. ↑litheness) + SOME(Cf. ↑ some) …   English terms dictionary

  • lissom — (also lissome) adjective slim, supple, and graceful. Derivatives lissomness noun Origin C18: contr., from lithe + some1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • airiness — n 1. immateriality, incorporeality, bodi lessness; unsubstantiality, tenuousness, illusoriness, unreality; ethereality, weightlessness, lightness, buoyancy. 2. delicacy, flimsiness, thinness; gauziness, diaphaneity, sheerness, transparency,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lissom — /ˈlɪsəm / (say lisuhm) adjective 1. lithe, especially of body; limber or supple. 2. agile or active. Also, Chiefly US, lissome. {variant of lithesome. See lithe} –lissomness, noun …  

  • lissom — (also lissome) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slim, supple, and graceful. DERIVATIVES lissomness noun. ORIGIN a contraction formed from LITHE(Cf. ↑litheness) + SOME(Cf. ↑ some) …   English terms dictionary

  • lissom — adj. (also lissome) lithe, supple, agile. Derivatives: lissomly adv. lissomness n. Etymology: ult. f. LITHE + SOME(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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