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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liveliness, life, spirit, sprightlinessnoun

    animation and energy in action or expression

    "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"


  1. sprightlinessnoun

    The property of being sprightly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sprightlinessnoun

    Liveliness; briskness; vigour; gaiety; vivacity.

    Etymology: from sprightly

    The soul is clogged when she acts in conjunction with a companion so heavy; but in dreams, observe with what a sprightliness and alacrity does she exert herself. Addison.


  1. sprightliness

    Sprightliness refers to the quality or state of being lively, energetic, spirited, or animated. It describes a cheerful, energetic demeanor or vivacious behavior full of vitality and vigor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sprightlinessnoun

    the quality or state of being sprightly; liveliness; life; briskness; vigor; activity; gayety; vivacity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprightliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sprightliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sprightliness in a Sentence

  1. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

    Do not think that your Learning and Genius, your Wit or Sprightliness, are welcome everywhere. I was once told that my Company was disagreeable because I appeared so uncommonly happy.

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