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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (5)

1. the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated;
- Example: "she loved the freshness of newly baked bread"
- Example: "the freshness of the air revived him"

2. originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel;
[syn: freshness, novelty]

3. an alert and refreshed state;
[syn: freshness, glow]

4. originality by virtue of being new and surprising;
[syn: novelty, freshness]

5. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties;
[syn: crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Freshness \Fresh"ness\, n. The state of being fresh. [1913 Webster] The Scots had the advantage both for number and freshness of men. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] And breathe the freshness of the open air. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Her cheeks their freshness lose and wonted grace. --Granville. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

freshness n 1: 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" [ant: staleness] 2: originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel [syn: freshness, novelty] 3: an alert and refreshed state [syn: freshness, glow] 4: originality by virtue of being new and surprising [syn: novelty, freshness] 5: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties [syn: crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness]