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Synonyms for airy

Synonyms for airy

of or relating to air

imposingly high

exposed to or characterized by the presence of freely circulating air or wind

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

displaying light-hearted nonchalance

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open to or abounding in fresh air

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not practical or realizable

having little or no perceptible weight

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characterized by lightness and insubstantiality

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I wish death was easier to talk about, but even the airiest subjects are difficult to discuss when you've got a toddler throwing pasta sauce in your face.
For the most part his life was a shimmer of guilt, that ineradicable, universal and almost depersonalized guilt that weighed him down and at the same time made him light enough to float away into the airiest reaches of literary art.
The airiest scenery I've been privileged to see was in the Himalayan foothills of Arunachal Pradesh, between Assam and Tibet in northeast India.
For all the open-faced appeal of O'Hanlon's skilled perf, the story seems hardly to merit the scant time allotted it, especially since the moralizing keeps puncturing what ought to be the airiest of souffles.
Constructed by Ken Weeks, this perch is a perfect site for Prospero's magical activities and helps to create the appropriate atmosphere for the airiest of Prospero's spirits, Ariel, excellently danced with sudden moves by Colby Damon.
In its heart and soul, ``Jeanne and the Perfect Guy'' (``Jeanne et le Garcon Formidable'') is a direct descendant of Jacques Demy's candy-colored musical sorbets, ``The Umbrellas of Cherbourg'' and ``The Young Girls of Rochefort,'' films whose bubbly head-in-the-clouds romanticism make the airiest Hollywood musicals seem almost cynical.
You alone knew that movement and stasis are one, that the void is fullness and the clear sky cloud at its airiest.
The airiest of Muscats are delicious outdoors on a spring like day, too, because they capture one thing to perfection: the luscious flavor of big, juicy, green-skinned Muscats hanging ripe on the vine.
The Livermore researchers make their aerogels -- which Hrubesh calls the world's airiest -- by chemically transforming tetrahedron-shaped tetramethoxysilane (TMOS) molecules into a dense oil.
Its airiest fragments, impalpable as they may be, will possess a value that lurks not in the most ponderous realities of any practical scheme" (11).
This is in part because that agenda is based upon the airiest of fantasies, but mostly because conservative movements have simply never drawn the sort of sustained mass participation that marked the civil-rights, environmental, women's, gay-rights, labor, or antinuclear movements.
At first, there's something deliciously loopy about the wide-eyed naivete of the show's approach, as played out on the simplest and airiest of Mark Thompson designs backed by a seemingly endless expanse of Mediterranean blue sea and sky.