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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. animation and energy in action or expression;
- Example: "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
[syn: liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sprightliness \Spright"li*ness\ (-l[i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being sprightly; liveliness; life; briskness; vigor; activity; gayety; vivacity. [1913 Webster] In dreams, observe with what a sprightliness and alacrity does she [the soul] exert herself! --Addison. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sprightliness n 1: animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it" [syn: liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness]