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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freshnessnoun

    the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated

    "she loved the freshness of newly baked bread"; "the freshness of the air revived him"

  2. freshness, noveltynoun

    originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel

  3. freshness, glownoun

    an alert and refreshed state

  4. novelty, freshnessnoun

    originality by virtue of being new and surprising

  5. crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshnessnoun

    the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties


  1. freshnessnoun

    The state or quality of being fresh.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Freshnessnoun

    Etymology: from fresh.

    Most odours smell best broken or crushed; but flowers pressed or beaten, do lose the freshness and sweetness of their odour. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    For the constant freshness of it, it is such a pleasure as can never cloy or overwork the mind; for surely no man was ever weary of thinking that he had done well or virtuously. South.

    The Scots had the advantage both for number and freshness of men. John Hayward.

    There are some rooms in Italy and Spain for freshness, and gathering the winds and air in the heats of Summer; but they be but pennings of the winds, and enlarging them again, and making them reverberate in circles. Francis Bacon.

    Say, if she please, she hither may repair,
    And breathe the freshness of the open air. John Dryden, Aureng.

    She laid her down to rest,
    And to the winds expos’d her glowing breast,
    To take the freshness of the morning air. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    The secret venom, circling in her veins,
    Works through her skin, and bursts in bloating stains;
    Her cheeks their freshness lose and wonted grace,
    And an unusual paleness spreads her face. George Granville.


  1. freshness

    Freshness generally refers to the state of being new or recently made, not stale or spoiled. It implies the retention of original properties and quality, often associated with aspects such as food, air, and other perishable items. In a broader context, it can also denote innovative or interesting qualities in ideas, styles or perspectives.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freshnessnoun

    the state of being fresh

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freshness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freshness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of freshness in a Sentence

  1. Aeschylus:

    Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.

  2. Emily Sarah:

    I'm a product of the U.S. university system, meaning I spent the better part of four years of my life drinking nauseatingly sweet grain alcohol mixed with Kool-Aid, needless to say, Fernet's herby freshness was a pleasant surprise and lacked the negative associations with the unpleasant consequences of sweet drinks.

  3. Maureen Ternus:

    Once you start breaking down a nut, it just lessens the time for freshness.

  4. Julia Herz:

    The Stone Brewing Company is really about what’s in the glass, freshness is the key to what they’re doing.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Peace is a child's beautiful smile and a flower's freshness. Peace is an inner perception of joyfulness and happiness.

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