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Princeton's WordNet

  1. light, visible light, visible radiation(noun)

    (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

    "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, perturbing, darkling, darkening, troubling, important, onerous, semidark, stressed, impure, unilluminated, weighted, unlit, tenebrious, unlighted, ponderous, heavier-than-air, dense, indigestible, thick, well, pitch-dark, Cimmerian, heavy, pitch-black, aphotic, demanding, Acherontic, sulky, crepuscular, gloomy, burdensome, dusky, tenebrific, worrisome, worrying, darkened, lightless, black, gloomful, intemperate, subdued, twilit, doughy, weighty, hefty, leaden, distressing, deep, caliginous, compact, heavy-footed, heavy-duty, serious, chaste, oppressive, significant, dim, darkish, fatty, sufficient, tenebrous, taxing, soggy, Stygian, accented, glooming, harsh, distressful, non-buoyant, big, massive, fat, twilight(a), Acheronian, disturbing

  2. light, light source(noun)

    any device serving as a source of illumination

    "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, pitch-black, hefty, heavy-duty, darkling, doughy, heavy, demanding, oppressive, accented, unlit, dim, Stygian, heavy-footed, troubling, pitch-dark, glooming, twilight(a), significant, big, darkish, deep, distressful, lightless, perturbing, darkening, Acheronian, gloomy, massive, indigestible, tenebrific, distressing, chaste, stressed, Acherontic, aphotic, tenebrous, fat, black, subdued, serious, worrying, sufficient, caliginous, dense, impure, unlighted, compact, important, fatty, unilluminated, semidark, taxing, burdensome, dusky, well, weighty, disturbing, heavier-than-air, crepuscular, weighted, gloomful, Cimmerian, harsh, onerous, intemperate, tenebrious, leaden, worrisome, thick, non-buoyant, ponderous, sulky, darkened, soggy, twilit

  3. light(noun)

    a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

    "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, compact, heavy, Acherontic, twilight(a), hefty, black, pitch-dark, significant, weighty, fat, serious, burdensome, big, stressed, tenebrific, troubling, heavy-footed, pitch-black, darkening, important, semidark, darkling, caliginous, distressful, glooming, dusky, oppressive, unilluminated, sufficient, twilit, harsh, worrisome, intemperate, onerous, doughy, ponderous, Acheronian, chaste, unlit, aphotic, sulky, indigestible, taxing, disturbing, Stygian, accented, heavy-duty, leaden, fatty, deep, darkish, distressing, perturbing, non-buoyant, impure, dim, weighted, tenebrous, demanding, thick, tenebrious, gloomy, unlighted, darkened, heavier-than-air, worrying, crepuscular, subdued, lightless, soggy, Cimmerian, massive, well, gloomful, dense

  4. luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light(noun)

    the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

    "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, twinkle, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, luminosity, lighter, cleverness, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, brightness, smartness, visible radiation, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy-duty, non-buoyant, weighted, weighty, Acherontic, Stygian, heavier-than-air, oppressive, darkish, important, aphotic, onerous, dim, pitch-dark, fatty, demanding, gloomful, black, tenebrous, heavy, Acheronian, darkened, lightless, big, twilight(a), sulky, disturbing, taxing, intemperate, well, dense, distressful, darkling, semidark, unilluminated, massive, deep, twilit, worrying, soggy, burdensome, Cimmerian, subdued, crepuscular, tenebrific, unlit, stressed, unlighted, hefty, significant, thick, gloomy, impure, fat, worrisome, indigestible, darkening, heavy-footed, chaste, perturbing, serious, glooming, caliginous, sufficient, ponderous, compact, distressing, doughy, leaden, troubling, accented, harsh, pitch-black, dusky, tenebrious

  5. light(noun)

    an illuminated area

    "he stepped into the light"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, distressing, burdensome, compact, gloomy, lightless, important, fat, disturbing, dusky, heavy-duty, Acherontic, dense, tenebrious, leaden, thick, black, heavy, sulky, demanding, harsh, heavy-footed, darkish, oppressive, sufficient, twilit, twilight(a), accented, fatty, heavier-than-air, taxing, darkening, serious, pitch-dark, Acheronian, unilluminated, semidark, onerous, significant, darkling, aphotic, non-buoyant, subdued, indigestible, perturbing, pitch-black, distressful, weighted, stressed, glooming, chaste, unlighted, darkened, worrying, massive, big, worrisome, caliginous, well, unlit, intemperate, soggy, gloomful, Cimmerian, weighty, Stygian, doughy, dim, hefty, tenebrific, impure, ponderous, tenebrous, crepuscular, troubling, deep

  6. light, illumination(noun)

    a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

    "follow God's light"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, miniature, igniter, lighting, clarification, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, elucidation, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, twinkle, illuminance, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, darkling, serious, heavy, worrisome, soggy, twilit, significant, gloomful, fatty, sufficient, troubling, deep, taxing, semidark, twilight(a), unlighted, dense, disturbing, thick, well, crepuscular, important, lightless, ponderous, non-buoyant, perturbing, indigestible, harsh, Acherontic, impure, pitch-black, caliginous, heavier-than-air, Stygian, unilluminated, burdensome, hefty, distressing, Acheronian, pitch-dark, distressful, onerous, weighty, worrying, unlit, dim, intemperate, tenebrous, glooming, compact, doughy, darkish, leaden, tenebrific, tenebrious, heavy-footed, darkened, weighted, subdued, stressed, massive, accented, chaste, heavy-duty, big, fat, aphotic, Cimmerian, dusky, sulky, oppressive, gloomy, darkening, black, demanding

  7. light, lightness(noun)

    the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

    "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, high spirits, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, elation, brightness level, agility, legerity, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, lightsomeness, weightlessness, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, twinkle, nimbleness, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, compact, pitch-black, hefty, Stygian, gloomy, twilit, twilight(a), dense, darkening, weighted, heavy, thick, accented, glooming, black, indigestible, troubling, demanding, disturbing, unlit, soggy, significant, fatty, non-buoyant, lightless, impure, caliginous, crepuscular, semidark, stressed, subdued, doughy, Acheronian, important, tenebrious, tenebrific, unilluminated, pitch-dark, serious, deep, darkling, tenebrous, leaden, big, harsh, dim, dusky, perturbing, oppressive, worrying, heavier-than-air, well, ponderous, Cimmerian, sulky, onerous, aphotic, darkish, intemperate, heavy-footed, fat, distressful, chaste, distressing, unlighted, sufficient, gloomful, massive, taxing, darkened, weighty, Acherontic, heavy-duty, worrisome, burdensome

  8. light(noun)

    a person regarded very fondly

    "the light of my life"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, lightless, pitch-black, aphotic, ponderous, twilight(a), distressful, heavy, thick, indigestible, serious, important, sufficient, darkling, darkening, tenebrific, accented, oppressive, troubling, leaden, caliginous, Acheronian, burdensome, non-buoyant, doughy, soggy, darkish, worrying, stressed, Acherontic, darkened, Cimmerian, sulky, gloomy, crepuscular, compact, disturbing, distressing, taxing, perturbing, gloomful, tenebrious, weighted, well, fatty, dusky, unilluminated, tenebrous, pitch-dark, worrisome, Stygian, subdued, heavier-than-air, unlit, black, deep, heavy-footed, chaste, dense, harsh, impure, heavy-duty, demanding, unlighted, twilit, big, significant, glooming, semidark, onerous, intemperate, weighty, fat, dim, massive, hefty

  9. light, lighting(noun)

    having abundant light or illumination

    "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, ignition, firing, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, kindling, inflammation, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, heavy, weighty, indigestible, dim, thick, tenebrific, sufficient, burdensome, harsh, darkish, aphotic, heavy-duty, leaden, intemperate, lightless, tenebrious, worrisome, pitch-black, worrying, distressing, unilluminated, heavy-footed, well, serious, Acherontic, crepuscular, chaste, onerous, big, glooming, pitch-dark, accented, soggy, impure, darkling, disturbing, Cimmerian, Acheronian, perturbing, unlighted, black, weighted, darkening, distressful, dusky, fat, non-buoyant, massive, gloomful, ponderous, doughy, significant, fatty, important, caliginous, tenebrous, dense, compact, unlit, twilit, twilight(a), subdued, sulky, stressed, gloomy, semidark, deep, heavier-than-air, darkened, Stygian, oppressive, hefty, demanding, taxing, troubling

  10. light(noun)

    mental understanding as an enlightening experience

    "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, black, doughy, pitch-dark, Acheronian, onerous, fat, darkling, accented, heavy, crepuscular, tenebrific, thick, weighted, tenebrous, impure, non-buoyant, important, distressing, dense, dim, gloomful, compact, harsh, pitch-black, twilit, caliginous, serious, worrisome, stressed, unlit, semidark, chaste, glooming, darkened, Stygian, oppressive, disturbing, darkish, ponderous, Acherontic, dusky, subdued, unlighted, Cimmerian, burdensome, soggy, heavy-duty, gloomy, twilight(a), sulky, leaden, significant, darkening, tenebrious, weighty, deep, heavier-than-air, perturbing, sufficient, lightless, hefty, heavy-footed, big, well, worrying, massive, unilluminated, demanding, fatty, aphotic, troubling, intemperate, taxing, indigestible, distressful

  11. sparkle, twinkle, spark, light(noun)

    merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

    "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, arc, coruscation, lightness, lighting, sparkling, sparkle, light source, flicker, brightness level, igniter, visible light, discharge, electric arc, glister, glitter, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, scintillation, luminance, light, glint, twinkle, glisten, ignitor, electric discharge

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy-footed, indigestible, weighty, heavy, unlit, massive, distressing, harsh, perturbing, burdensome, lightless, taxing, Acherontic, troubling, dusky, stressed, dim, Stygian, oppressive, gloomful, pitch-dark, thick, deep, sulky, onerous, well, glooming, weighted, soggy, ponderous, leaden, twilit, crepuscular, aphotic, twilight(a), unlighted, gloomy, Cimmerian, fatty, caliginous, darkling, dense, black, semidark, darkening, Acheronian, chaste, impure, darkish, hefty, disturbing, important, distressful, tenebrific, non-buoyant, darkened, unilluminated, tenebrous, big, serious, compact, intemperate, pitch-black, tenebrious, heavy-duty, sufficient, demanding, significant, accented, subdued, heavier-than-air, fat, doughy, worrying, worrisome

  12. light(noun)

    public awareness

    "it brought the scandal to light"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, heavy, darkened, tenebrous, fatty, unlit, serious, tenebrific, doughy, deep, burdensome, glooming, aphotic, well, distressing, massive, onerous, gloomy, important, Cimmerian, twilight(a), pitch-black, soggy, ponderous, big, impure, black, unilluminated, heavy-footed, indigestible, thick, distressful, worrying, twilit, stressed, heavier-than-air, hefty, pitch-dark, dim, leaden, intemperate, Stygian, subdued, weighted, significant, Acheronian, chaste, demanding, troubling, heavy-duty, gloomful, sufficient, darkish, darkening, weighty, perturbing, dusky, caliginous, non-buoyant, dense, unlighted, tenebrious, darkling, fat, taxing, worrisome, compact, oppressive, accented, lightless, disturbing, Acherontic, harsh, sulky, crepuscular, semidark

  13. Inner Light, Light, Light Within, Christ Within(noun)

    a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, worrisome, serious, darkling, pitch-dark, heavy, compact, big, subdued, hefty, onerous, significant, gloomy, burdensome, darkened, Stygian, indigestible, thick, heavy-footed, disturbing, distressing, Cimmerian, unlit, heavy-duty, crepuscular, twilight(a), weighted, weighty, pitch-black, black, darkish, taxing, perturbing, glooming, tenebrous, worrying, troubling, fatty, twilit, oppressive, harsh, accented, heavier-than-air, deep, aphotic, sulky, fat, dim, non-buoyant, massive, ponderous, soggy, well, intemperate, distressful, important, doughy, Acherontic, dense, tenebrious, leaden, Acheronian, stressed, unilluminated, chaste, tenebrific, darkening, gloomful, lightless, sufficient, semidark, caliginous, unlighted, demanding, dusky, impure

  14. light(noun)

    a visual warning signal

    "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, spark, brightness, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, ignitor, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, distressful, Cimmerian, intemperate, unlighted, doughy, semidark, tenebrous, serious, aphotic, gloomy, tenebrious, onerous, heavy-footed, glooming, troubling, non-buoyant, darkish, oppressive, soggy, big, leaden, darkened, pitch-black, heavy, Acheronian, fatty, darkling, heavy-duty, significant, compact, crepuscular, unilluminated, weighted, unlit, ponderous, Stygian, taxing, heavier-than-air, Acherontic, sulky, twilight(a), hefty, caliginous, subdued, lightless, well, massive, deep, darkening, sufficient, dim, dense, important, pitch-dark, weighty, accented, stressed, worrisome, distressing, fat, worrying, disturbing, indigestible, impure, harsh, demanding, gloomful, tenebrific, black, thick, perturbing, chaste, dusky, burdensome, twilit

  15. lighter, light, igniter, ignitor(adj)

    a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

    "do you have a light?"

    Synonyms:
    illumination, barge, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, flatboat, hoy, spark, luminosity, lighter, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, brightness, twinkle, visible light

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, dense, ponderous, tenebrous, pitch-dark, serious, unlit, Cimmerian, compact, heavy, unlighted, troubling, massive, darkling, pitch-black, accented, impure, leaden, crepuscular, indigestible, Stygian, doughy, stressed, fat, Acheronian, demanding, dim, perturbing, weighted, lightless, twilit, non-buoyant, glooming, gloomy, big, dusky, subdued, important, distressing, burdensome, harsh, darkening, heavy-duty, soggy, twilight(a), worrying, heavier-than-air, darkened, Acherontic, semidark, gloomful, distressful, sulky, heavy-footed, deep, thick, chaste, tenebrific, weighty, intemperate, worrisome, significant, oppressive, well, darkish, fatty, onerous, black, sufficient, taxing, caliginous, hefty, unilluminated, aphotic, disturbing, tenebrious

  16. light(adj)

    of comparatively little physical weight or density

    "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, darkling, indigestible, dense, semidark, soggy, significant, pitch-black, Acheronian, harsh, unilluminated, Acherontic, tenebrous, serious, heavy, thick, deep, oppressive, unlit, weighted, twilit, fat, heavy-duty, stressed, pitch-dark, unlighted, Cimmerian, dusky, darkened, heavy-footed, twilight(a), aphotic, weighty, hefty, burdensome, perturbing, intemperate, impure, demanding, tenebrific, sufficient, massive, big, doughy, compact, tenebrious, fatty, gloomful, troubling, black, lightless, well, heavier-than-air, crepuscular, gloomy, Stygian, darkish, sulky, subdued, leaden, darkening, important, non-buoyant, distressful, worrying, worrisome, glooming, ponderous, chaste, accented, distressing, onerous, dim, disturbing, taxing, caliginous

  17. light, light-colored(adj)

    (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

    "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, light, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, black, oppressive, intemperate, doughy, aphotic, hefty, massive, distressful, compact, darkening, harsh, unlighted, subdued, heavy, heavy-duty, darkened, serious, fat, tenebrific, stressed, Stygian, semidark, pitch-black, darkling, taxing, twilit, Cimmerian, dense, gloomful, non-buoyant, disturbing, tenebrous, darkish, chaste, thick, caliginous, Acheronian, weighted, Acherontic, lightless, dusky, soggy, sufficient, perturbing, important, troubling, pitch-dark, twilight(a), tenebrious, glooming, heavy-footed, dim, demanding, impure, big, crepuscular, distressing, significant, accented, worrisome, ponderous, fatty, leaden, weighty, worrying, gloomy, unilluminated, well, onerous, deep, burdensome, sulky, unlit, indigestible, heavier-than-air

  18. light(adj)

    of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment

    "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, doughy, leaden, intemperate, chaste, darkened, ponderous, hefty, gloomy, distressful, distressing, heavy, tenebrious, pitch-dark, worrisome, Stygian, darkening, glooming, harsh, thick, taxing, big, unlit, compact, soggy, well, massive, important, disturbing, dusky, lightless, significant, weighty, dense, impure, fat, darkish, Acherontic, sufficient, gloomful, crepuscular, serious, onerous, pitch-black, non-buoyant, worrying, twilight(a), tenebrous, fatty, darkling, demanding, black, unilluminated, heavier-than-air, accented, aphotic, weighted, sulky, tenebrific, twilit, unlighted, caliginous, heavy-duty, deep, dim, stressed, heavy-footed, burdensome, troubling, Acheronian, perturbing, indigestible, oppressive, Cimmerian, semidark, subdued

  19. light(adj)

    not great in degree or quantity or number

    "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, black, disturbing, gloomy, dense, distressing, aphotic, perturbing, well, worrying, heavy, dusky, distressful, pitch-black, thick, subdued, unlit, darkling, weighty, tenebrous, unlighted, weighted, oppressive, darkening, soggy, tenebrious, Stygian, darkish, caliginous, accented, Acherontic, heavy-footed, Acheronian, non-buoyant, serious, sufficient, troubling, big, unilluminated, burdensome, significant, demanding, harsh, chaste, sulky, taxing, deep, gloomful, twilight(a), compact, indigestible, stressed, pitch-dark, onerous, hefty, massive, tenebrific, fatty, doughy, Cimmerian, ponderous, crepuscular, impure, lightless, fat, darkened, leaden, glooming, dim, worrisome, semidark, heavier-than-air, important, heavy-duty, intemperate, twilit

  20. light(adj)

    psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles

    "a light heart"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, burdensome, Stygian, black, weighty, darkened, distressing, pitch-dark, heavy, tenebrific, harsh, unilluminated, subdued, massive, important, non-buoyant, Acheronian, heavy-duty, significant, dim, darkling, tenebrious, hefty, heavier-than-air, serious, troubling, disturbing, dusky, perturbing, worrying, weighted, unlighted, Cimmerian, chaste, tenebrous, oppressive, intemperate, demanding, gloomy, onerous, well, crepuscular, impure, lightless, unlit, doughy, darkening, Acherontic, stressed, glooming, fat, worrisome, thick, big, dense, leaden, twilit, sulky, heavy-footed, distressful, pitch-black, fatty, aphotic, twilight(a), darkish, taxing, caliginous, accented, semidark, soggy, deep, gloomful, ponderous, compact, indigestible, sufficient

  21. light(adj)

    characterized by or emitting light

    "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, distressing, significant, soggy, unlit, twilight(a), oppressive, indigestible, heavy, sulky, fatty, well, serious, accented, burdensome, massive, Cimmerian, unlighted, harsh, perturbing, tenebrific, doughy, leaden, onerous, twilit, ponderous, deep, subdued, dusky, impure, heavy-footed, chaste, worrying, glooming, big, darkish, heavy-duty, important, hefty, distressful, Stygian, demanding, Acheronian, Acherontic, thick, compact, intemperate, caliginous, aphotic, non-buoyant, fat, disturbing, weighted, semidark, troubling, tenebrous, pitch-dark, darkling, dim, dense, taxing, stressed, pitch-black, tenebrious, heavier-than-air, darkening, gloomy, crepuscular, gloomful, weighty, lightless, unilluminated, black, sufficient, worrisome, darkened

  22. unaccented, light, weak(adj)

    (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

    "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable"

    Synonyms:
    light-headed, lite, wanton, sapless, wakeful, faint, lightheaded, feeble, low-cal, decrepit, watery, lightsome, debile, light-colored, unaccented, weak, weakly, easy, promiscuous, abstemious, atonic, unclouded, clean, light(a), frail, clear, idle, fallible, imperfect, infirm, tripping, short, scant(p), washy, rickety, sluttish, light, swooning, calorie-free, loose

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, gloomful, thick, intemperate, Acheronian, taxing, heavy, accented, leaden, dusky, ponderous, disturbing, darkish, perturbing, darkening, dense, black, sufficient, Acherontic, non-buoyant, gloomy, big, demanding, oppressive, lightless, worrying, unilluminated, pitch-dark, distressing, heavier-than-air, impure, massive, serious, tenebrific, aphotic, unlighted, darkling, tenebrous, subdued, Stygian, burdensome, important, twilit, deep, significant, compact, distressful, caliginous, tenebrious, Cimmerian, glooming, weighty, pitch-black, heavy-footed, semidark, twilight(a), fat, stressed, indigestible, troubling, heavy-duty, weighted, harsh, dim, sulky, soggy, darkened, chaste, fatty, onerous, crepuscular, doughy, unlit, hefty, worrisome, well

  23. light(adj)

    easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned

    "a light diet"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, weighted, accented, thick, distressful, unilluminated, stressed, worrisome, troubling, Acheronian, darkening, semidark, serious, ponderous, fat, sulky, harsh, fatty, onerous, tenebrific, caliginous, well, darkling, big, heavy, dusky, heavier-than-air, Cimmerian, doughy, distressing, massive, pitch-dark, perturbing, aphotic, tenebrious, Acherontic, chaste, lightless, soggy, gloomy, crepuscular, glooming, dense, pitch-black, indigestible, compact, unlit, darkened, unlighted, important, burdensome, twilight(a), black, tenebrous, leaden, weighty, significant, darkish, demanding, sufficient, deep, dim, gloomful, impure, Stygian, oppressive, heavy-duty, heavy-footed, twilit, taxing, disturbing, hefty, worrying, intemperate, non-buoyant, subdued

  24. light(adj)

    (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

    "light soil"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, Stygian, distressful, unlighted, sulky, leaden, accented, onerous, harsh, sufficient, worrying, indigestible, twilight(a), weighty, perturbing, taxing, caliginous, doughy, gloomful, heavy, unlit, impure, fat, pitch-black, darkling, tenebrous, serious, oppressive, crepuscular, Cimmerian, non-buoyant, unilluminated, important, subdued, soggy, gloomy, worrisome, darkened, thick, stressed, tenebrious, ponderous, big, compact, lightless, distressing, weighted, Acheronian, dense, intemperate, well, darkish, dim, deep, semidark, Acherontic, heavy-duty, aphotic, dusky, heavy-footed, pitch-dark, troubling, demanding, twilit, glooming, massive, heavier-than-air, darkening, hefty, fatty, disturbing, black, chaste, burdensome, tenebrific, significant

  25. clean, clear, light, unclouded(adj)

    (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

    "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"

    Synonyms:
    light-headed, clear(p), well-defined, wanton, lightsome, swooning, uninfected, lightheaded, neat, cloudless, idle, sporting, clean-cut, light-colored, unaccented, exonerated, weak, low-cal, clean-living, promiscuous, sportsmanlike, light(a), percipient, abstemious, faint, unclouded, vindicated, clean, readable, open, absolved, lite, wakeful, clear, sporty, fresh, short, unobjectionable, tripping, fair, clear-cut, unmortgaged, scant(p), decipherable, blank, white, cleared, sluttish, light, exculpated, calorie-free, uncontaminating, easy, loose

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, heavy, darkening, distressing, indigestible, crepuscular, perturbing, darkish, accented, Stygian, darkling, serious, Acherontic, glooming, intemperate, unilluminated, heavy-duty, massive, black, stressed, hefty, ponderous, lightless, pitch-black, unlit, non-buoyant, impure, semidark, weighted, onerous, disturbing, gloomy, sulky, dense, worrisome, Acheronian, harsh, Cimmerian, dusky, gloomful, troubling, twilight(a), well, deep, burdensome, compact, tenebrious, heavier-than-air, twilit, tenebrific, unlighted, sufficient, worrying, darkened, weighty, soggy, tenebrous, caliginous, important, distressful, fat, chaste, doughy, heavy-footed, taxing, aphotic, big, oppressive, leaden, fatty, thick, subdued, dim, significant, demanding, pitch-dark

  26. light, lightsome, tripping(adj)

    moving easily and quickly; nimble

    "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"

    Synonyms:
    light-headed, lilting, lite, wanton, wakeful, faint, lightheaded, swingy, low-cal, lightsome, light-colored, unaccented, weak, light-hearted, easy, promiscuous, abstemious, unclouded, clean, light(a), blithe, lighthearted, clear, idle, swinging, tripping, short, scant(p), blithesome, sluttish, light, swooning, calorie-free, loose

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, chaste, burdensome, doughy, perturbing, tenebrious, hefty, disturbing, onerous, darkening, big, black, Acherontic, glooming, subdued, sulky, soggy, heavy, unlit, heavy-duty, darkened, thick, distressful, fat, ponderous, heavier-than-air, darkling, darkish, Acheronian, dusky, tenebrous, dense, well, unilluminated, serious, semidark, massive, important, distressing, Stygian, dim, tenebrific, aphotic, compact, accented, non-buoyant, pitch-dark, pitch-black, significant, worrisome, lightless, taxing, impure, sufficient, gloomful, troubling, harsh, unlighted, leaden, gloomy, indigestible, fatty, twilit, deep, worrying, stressed, Cimmerian, demanding, twilight(a), intemperate, oppressive, crepuscular, caliginous, weighty, heavy-footed, weighted

  27. light(adj)

    demanding little effort; not burdensome

    "light housework"; "light exercise"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, weighty, lightless, demanding, caliginous, heavy, doughy, ponderous, pitch-dark, darkling, accented, soggy, Acherontic, tenebrious, gloomful, dense, pitch-black, crepuscular, heavy-footed, distressful, semidark, heavier-than-air, Cimmerian, significant, gloomy, heavy-duty, disturbing, stressed, subdued, darkening, worrisome, glooming, chaste, distressing, taxing, dusky, deep, perturbing, aphotic, troubling, tenebrific, sufficient, darkish, fatty, unlit, darkened, worrying, unlighted, oppressive, hefty, unilluminated, leaden, dim, thick, compact, indigestible, intemperate, serious, burdensome, twilit, black, fat, harsh, important, weighted, well, non-buoyant, big, onerous, sulky, Stygian, twilight(a), massive, tenebrous, Acheronian, impure

  28. light(adj)

    of little intensity or power or force

    "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, Cimmerian, hefty, weighty, Acheronian, distressful, heavy, black, impure, twilit, doughy, subdued, crepuscular, tenebrous, pitch-black, tenebrific, serious, big, darkling, burdensome, leaden, significant, caliginous, intemperate, dim, fat, indigestible, dusky, thick, perturbing, onerous, gloomy, unlighted, twilight(a), darkish, heavy-footed, well, unilluminated, weighted, aphotic, taxing, important, gloomful, sulky, non-buoyant, darkened, worrisome, tenebrious, soggy, ponderous, stressed, oppressive, Acherontic, glooming, worrying, pitch-dark, darkening, heavier-than-air, accented, fatty, sufficient, harsh, semidark, heavy-duty, distressing, deep, Stygian, unlit, disturbing, compact, lightless, chaste, demanding, dense, troubling, massive

  29. light(adj)

    (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

    "light water is ordinary water"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, lightless, doughy, sufficient, important, accented, intemperate, heavy, heavy-footed, crepuscular, darkened, weighty, black, demanding, compact, unlit, well, aphotic, impure, distressful, Stygian, subdued, thick, pitch-dark, tenebrious, oppressive, twilight(a), Acherontic, darkling, deep, darkish, distressing, non-buoyant, ponderous, glooming, darkening, indigestible, serious, fatty, unlighted, gloomy, burdensome, heavy-duty, fat, gloomful, soggy, massive, sulky, hefty, caliginous, big, onerous, worrying, harsh, dim, dense, heavier-than-air, weighted, significant, stressed, Cimmerian, Acheronian, chaste, troubling, tenebrific, dusky, tenebrous, semidark, twilit, unilluminated, worrisome, disturbing, taxing, perturbing, pitch-black, leaden

  30. faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded(adj)

    weak and likely to lose consciousness

    "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep"

    Synonyms:
    vague, light-headed, lite, wanton, wakeful, faint, lightheaded, feeble, featherbrained, low-cal, lightsome, fainthearted, light-colored, unaccented, shadowy, weak, easy, promiscuous, dim, airheaded, abstemious, unclouded, clean, timid, light(a), clear, idle, wispy, silly, faint-hearted, tripping, short, dizzy, scant(p), empty-headed, sluttish, light, swooning, calorie-free, giddy, loose

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, significant, heavy-footed, hefty, onerous, heavy, well, harsh, chaste, big, Stygian, serious, leaden, darkened, darkling, sufficient, unlit, troubling, darkening, Acheronian, pitch-black, gloomful, oppressive, tenebrific, tenebrous, twilight(a), doughy, non-buoyant, important, indigestible, compact, weighty, deep, aphotic, dim, worrying, caliginous, stressed, Cimmerian, intemperate, lightless, twilit, ponderous, worrisome, subdued, distressful, taxing, sulky, accented, tenebrious, unlighted, dense, fatty, perturbing, distressing, burdensome, weighted, Acherontic, gloomy, heavier-than-air, dusky, disturbing, crepuscular, pitch-dark, darkish, thick, fat, glooming, heavy-duty, black, soggy, unilluminated, semidark, impure, demanding, massive

  31. light(adj)

    very thin and insubstantial

    "thin paper"; "light summer dresses"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, semidark, tenebrific, Acheronian, Acherontic, darkling, heavy, unilluminated, worrying, dense, taxing, weighted, oppressive, tenebrious, troubling, burdensome, twilight(a), glooming, twilit, pitch-black, accented, impure, deep, gloomy, caliginous, distressing, disturbing, perturbing, black, ponderous, darkish, onerous, lightless, weighty, tenebrous, unlighted, serious, non-buoyant, stressed, crepuscular, indigestible, hefty, thick, heavy-duty, darkening, gloomful, aphotic, Stygian, leaden, doughy, soggy, chaste, intemperate, dim, heavier-than-air, distressful, harsh, sulky, big, darkened, fat, subdued, demanding, important, fatty, sufficient, unlit, pitch-dark, worrisome, Cimmerian, dusky, massive, heavy-footed, compact, well, significant

  32. abstemious, light(a)(adj)

    marked by temperance in indulgence

    "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, gloomful, distressful, weighted, worrisome, accented, tenebrous, darkling, heavy, harsh, chaste, significant, pitch-dark, onerous, hefty, important, troubling, deep, twilit, massive, black, darkish, dusky, taxing, lightless, non-buoyant, serious, semidark, well, fatty, gloomy, ponderous, heavy-duty, dim, stressed, impure, Acherontic, intemperate, distressing, big, burdensome, aphotic, unilluminated, soggy, thick, disturbing, weighty, doughy, dense, indigestible, darkened, pitch-black, sufficient, subdued, leaden, tenebrious, heavy-footed, darkening, compact, perturbing, fat, caliginous, sulky, Acheronian, twilight(a), Stygian, glooming, heavier-than-air, unlighted, oppressive, unlit, tenebrific, crepuscular, demanding, worrying, Cimmerian

  33. light, scant(p), short(adj)

    less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

    "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, darkened, glooming, darkling, dim, fatty, Acherontic, caliginous, massive, unlit, troubling, sufficient, well, darkish, heavy, impure, indigestible, dense, onerous, stressed, harsh, Acheronian, chaste, big, subdued, unlighted, heavier-than-air, deep, doughy, perturbing, important, Stygian, pitch-black, hefty, worrisome, sulky, gloomy, lightless, distressful, weighty, heavy-duty, compact, serious, taxing, non-buoyant, worrying, unilluminated, intemperate, crepuscular, heavy-footed, twilit, significant, oppressive, distressing, tenebrous, demanding, ponderous, thick, tenebrific, fat, aphotic, accented, twilight(a), leaden, burdensome, tenebrious, semidark, darkening, black, disturbing, soggy, dusky, gloomful, Cimmerian, weighted, pitch-dark

  34. light(adj)

    having little importance

    "losing his job was no light matter"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavier-than-air, fatty, stressed, troubling, distressful, darkish, tenebrous, chaste, accented, sufficient, Acheronian, soggy, indigestible, unlighted, fat, perturbing, heavy, semidark, worrisome, gloomy, weighty, massive, well, oppressive, twilight(a), Stygian, aphotic, serious, darkling, heavy-duty, intemperate, dusky, onerous, leaden, harsh, ponderous, burdensome, worrying, weighted, hefty, glooming, unilluminated, unlit, subdued, Acherontic, pitch-dark, compact, impure, tenebrious, gloomful, darkened, taxing, important, crepuscular, disturbing, distressing, heavy-footed, dense, demanding, significant, deep, lightless, sulky, darkening, tenebrific, big, thick, doughy, pitch-black, Cimmerian, caliginous, non-buoyant, twilit, black, dim

  35. light(adj)

    intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound

    "light verse"; "a light comedy"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, tenebrious, Acherontic, sulky, compact, harsh, caliginous, darkish, tenebrous, soggy, tenebrific, ponderous, glooming, doughy, pitch-dark, important, hefty, intemperate, massive, disturbing, black, serious, semidark, thick, darkening, gloomful, heavy, unilluminated, gloomy, worrisome, crepuscular, twilit, deep, stressed, chaste, weighted, distressing, well, fat, troubling, fatty, perturbing, onerous, distressful, big, heavier-than-air, dim, heavy-duty, worrying, pitch-black, aphotic, heavy-footed, weighty, leaden, darkling, lightless, non-buoyant, unlighted, impure, subdued, indigestible, unlit, dusky, burdensome, significant, dense, oppressive, Cimmerian, twilight(a), sufficient, Acheronian, demanding, darkened, Stygian, taxing, accented

  36. idle, light(adj)

    silly or trivial

    "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"

    Synonyms:
    light-headed, lite, wanton, unfounded, jobless, wakeful, faint, lightheaded, low-cal, calorie-free, lightsome, dead, out of work, light-colored, unaccented, weak, easy, promiscuous, abstemious, unclouded, clean, light(a), baseless, clear, idle, wild, tripping, short, scant(p), unused, groundless, sluttish, light, swooning, unwarranted, loose

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy, stressed, thick, chaste, intemperate, ponderous, deep, heavier-than-air, important, soggy, worrying, tenebrous, taxing, heavy-footed, burdensome, sufficient, black, weighty, sulky, compact, twilight(a), well, indigestible, doughy, aphotic, onerous, perturbing, lightless, fat, tenebrific, tenebrious, heavy-duty, unilluminated, unlighted, unlit, worrisome, hefty, leaden, distressing, Stygian, non-buoyant, massive, darkened, glooming, fatty, serious, impure, Cimmerian, significant, troubling, oppressive, dense, semidark, darkling, disturbing, darkening, Acherontic, distressful, pitch-black, gloomful, pitch-dark, Acheronian, caliginous, big, dusky, harsh, subdued, twilit, weighted, darkish, gloomy, demanding, accented, dim, crepuscular

  37. light(adj)

    designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

    "light aircraft"; "a light truck"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, demanding, darkish, intemperate, darkling, weighted, black, dim, big, unlit, compact, tenebrific, chaste, heavy, stressed, indigestible, worrisome, fatty, fat, unlighted, tenebrous, troubling, distressing, caliginous, serious, soggy, dusky, tenebrious, lightless, perturbing, semidark, gloomy, pitch-black, important, distressful, gloomful, subdued, unilluminated, significant, heavy-duty, oppressive, glooming, accented, Stygian, onerous, Acherontic, Cimmerian, sulky, burdensome, doughy, well, worrying, darkening, twilit, disturbing, heavier-than-air, deep, leaden, heavy-footed, aphotic, dense, twilight(a), crepuscular, harsh, sufficient, darkened, impure, thick, taxing, massive, hefty, Acheronian, ponderous, non-buoyant, weighty, pitch-dark

  38. light, lite, low-cal, calorie-free(adj)

    having relatively few calories

    "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, light, idle, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy-footed, dim, heavy, important, serious, crepuscular, onerous, compact, sulky, worrying, dusky, tenebrific, darkling, stressed, glooming, darkening, well, caliginous, chaste, deep, significant, big, accented, taxing, fatty, heavy-duty, unlighted, pitch-dark, disturbing, demanding, ponderous, non-buoyant, worrisome, unilluminated, intemperate, doughy, Acherontic, semidark, sufficient, indigestible, lightless, subdued, heavier-than-air, oppressive, aphotic, burdensome, massive, perturbing, twilight(a), gloomful, leaden, Acheronian, soggy, gloomy, impure, dense, unlit, black, thick, tenebrous, tenebrious, pitch-black, fat, twilit, darkish, distressful, troubling, darkened, harsh, hefty, Stygian, weighted, weighty, distressing, Cimmerian

  39. light, wakeful(adj)

    (of sleep) easily disturbed

    "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"

    Synonyms:
    weak, lightheaded, promiscuous, low-cal, open-eyed, unaccented, clean, lightsome, easy, faint, light(a), sluttish, loose, abstemious, clear, wakeful, light, idle, vigilant, unclouded, light-headed, short, scant(p), light-colored, calorie-free, wanton, swooning, lite, waking, argus-eyed, tripping

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy-footed, well, Cimmerian, deep, heavy-duty, subdued, indigestible, crepuscular, tenebrous, gloomy, intemperate, demanding, black, compact, onerous, darkling, tenebrific, burdensome, glooming, harsh, pitch-dark, fatty, big, perturbing, stressed, serious, heavy, twilit, oppressive, aphotic, sufficient, massive, distressing, tenebrious, lightless, leaden, dim, unlighted, important, Acheronian, taxing, semidark, dense, worrying, pitch-black, heavier-than-air, disturbing, dusky, chaste, non-buoyant, impure, accented, troubling, twilight(a), unlit, darkish, Stygian, sulky, fat, weighted, darkened, soggy, Acherontic, weighty, ponderous, significant, doughy, unilluminated, worrisome, gloomful, darkening, distressful, thick, hefty, caliginous

  40. easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton(verb)

    casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

    "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"

    Synonyms:
    motiveless, light-headed, sluttish, wanton, wakeful, faint, prosperous, at large(p), well-situated, soft, gentle, idle, blowsy, lightsome, blowzy, light-colored, unaccented, slatternly, weak, low-cal, lite, easy, promiscuous, well-off, liberal, abstemious, informal, unclouded, leisurely, unaffixed, open, light(a), well-to-do, clear, well-fixed, easygoing, on the loose(p), comfortable, lightheaded, clean, tripping, short, scant(p), unprovoked, free, well-heeled, slack, light, swooning, calorie-free, escaped, lax, loose

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, worrisome, worrying, significant, darkling, perturbing, disturbing, ponderous, heavy, accented, harsh, fatty, tenebrious, oppressive, Cimmerian, soggy, stressed, lightless, Acherontic, tenebrific, non-buoyant, gloomy, distressing, compact, subdued, hefty, deep, semidark, impure, important, heavy-footed, sufficient, unlit, Acheronian, fat, darkish, twilight(a), taxing, heavy-duty, heavier-than-air, leaden, pitch-dark, dusky, serious, massive, sulky, crepuscular, well, darkening, troubling, dim, twilit, burdensome, unilluminated, thick, glooming, caliginous, dense, pitch-black, Stygian, big, onerous, aphotic, indigestible, chaste, intemperate, darkened, black, unlighted, weighted, distressful, gloomful, demanding, weighty, doughy, tenebrous

  41. light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate(verb)

    make lighter or brighter

    "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

    Synonyms:
    brighten, fire up, enlighten, get down, crystalize, clear up, ignite, shed light on, illumine, illuminate, dismount, perch, sort out, clear, get off, elucidate, alight, crystallise, light up, straighten out, fall, light, crystallize, unhorse, crystalise, illume

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, chaste, heavy, disturbing, massive, crepuscular, harsh, intemperate, burdensome, oppressive, weighted, tenebrous, significant, subdued, twilight(a), perturbing, ponderous, gloomy, unlit, accented, darkling, impure, Acherontic, dim, darkish, unlighted, darkening, pitch-dark, onerous, semidark, caliginous, non-buoyant, demanding, well, distressful, gloomful, big, black, weighty, serious, Stygian, glooming, aphotic, distressing, sufficient, heavy-duty, fatty, dense, lightless, doughy, worrying, Acheronian, deep, stressed, darkened, tenebrific, heavy-footed, taxing, troubling, fat, indigestible, sulky, hefty, unilluminated, Cimmerian, twilit, worrisome, tenebrious, heavier-than-air, important, soggy, compact, thick, leaden, dusky, pitch-black

  42. light up, fire up, light(verb)

    begin to smoke

    "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

    Synonyms:
    brighten, fire up, get down, clear up, ignite, dismount, illumine, illuminate, inflame, perch, clear, get off, alight, stir up, light up, fall, light, wake, unhorse, illume, heat

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, darkling, ponderous, gloomful, crepuscular, weighty, tenebrific, sulky, burdensome, serious, dense, deep, gloomy, big, leaden, unilluminated, important, distressful, worrisome, dim, worrying, black, onerous, caliginous, perturbing, non-buoyant, troubling, lightless, oppressive, aphotic, stressed, heavy, Acherontic, Cimmerian, tenebrious, twilight(a), fat, glooming, darkening, darkened, sufficient, unlit, tenebrous, pitch-black, hefty, pitch-dark, unlighted, harsh, heavier-than-air, compact, fatty, disturbing, well, demanding, intemperate, soggy, significant, taxing, twilit, distressing, accented, subdued, Acheronian, darkish, thick, heavy-duty, massive, indigestible, Stygian, doughy, semidark, heavy-footed, chaste, impure, dusky, weighted

  43. alight, light, perch(verb)

    to come to rest, settle

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

    Synonyms:
    fire up, get down, ignite, illumine, illuminate, dismount, perch, get off, climb down, rest, alight, light up, fall, light, unhorse, roost, illume

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, impure, oppressive, Cimmerian, subdued, darkening, twilight(a), caliginous, pitch-dark, dim, disturbing, tenebrious, tenebrous, taxing, worrisome, serious, dusky, sulky, pitch-black, doughy, heavy, fat, deep, Stygian, darkling, onerous, non-buoyant, Acheronian, heavier-than-air, perturbing, harsh, gloomy, weighted, crepuscular, chaste, well, important, distressful, unlit, burdensome, twilit, demanding, semidark, hefty, accented, intemperate, weighty, unilluminated, unlighted, thick, fatty, distressing, lightless, darkened, compact, ponderous, black, stressed, Acherontic, leaden, significant, indigestible, sufficient, massive, aphotic, tenebrific, troubling, darkish, heavy-duty, worrying, dense, gloomful, heavy-footed, big, glooming, soggy

  44. ignite, light(verb)

    cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

    "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"

    Synonyms:
    fire up, get down, catch fire, ignite, illumine, illuminate, dismount, inflame, wake, get off, alight, stir up, light up, erupt, fall, light, conflagrate, combust, perch, unhorse, take fire, illume, heat

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, significant, sufficient, darkish, serious, doughy, accented, dim, weighted, pitch-dark, pitch-black, darkling, thick, unlighted, Stygian, Acheronian, heavy, glooming, well, worrisome, stressed, ponderous, heavy-footed, troubling, impure, tenebrific, dense, weighty, disturbing, crepuscular, sulky, taxing, heavy-duty, gloomy, caliginous, hefty, unilluminated, massive, heavier-than-air, harsh, twilight(a), darkened, important, fat, tenebrious, black, burdensome, distressful, twilit, Acherontic, non-buoyant, unlit, chaste, indigestible, dusky, tenebrous, soggy, darkening, intemperate, semidark, aphotic, big, demanding, perturbing, worrying, gloomful, leaden, Cimmerian, compact, oppressive, subdued, fatty, distressing, deep, onerous, lightless

  45. fall, light(verb)

    fall to somebody by assignment or lot

    "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

    Synonyms:
    fall, unhorse, ignite, shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, dismount, perch, diminish, precipitate, settle, get off, lessen, get down, alight, light up, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, illumine, illuminate, hang, fire up, decrease, illume, fall down

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, onerous, perturbing, weighted, darkening, tenebrous, heavy, non-buoyant, dense, chaste, intemperate, harsh, well, troubling, twilight(a), significant, pitch-dark, Stygian, leaden, Acherontic, hefty, pitch-black, heavy-duty, heavier-than-air, distressful, taxing, sulky, oppressive, caliginous, darkling, lightless, compact, distressing, heavy-footed, important, indigestible, weighty, accented, dim, fatty, dusky, tenebrious, ponderous, tenebrific, fat, unlighted, thick, glooming, doughy, big, Cimmerian, deep, darkish, gloomful, demanding, black, unlit, worrying, gloomy, sufficient, soggy, darkened, crepuscular, subdued, worrisome, aphotic, serious, unilluminated, twilit, impure, disturbing, massive, Acheronian, burdensome, stressed, semidark

  46. unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down(adverb)

    alight from (a horse)

    Synonyms:
    trip out, swallow, write down, get, bring down, get off, trip, mail, send off, lower, demoralise, commence, dismount, illuminate, light up, demoralize, illume, fire up, dispirit, hop out, get out, fall, alight, set about, take down, set down, turn on, start, put down, begin, escape, perch, ignite, let down, cast down, start out, depress, send, illumine, get by, deject, dismay, light, get down, unhorse, get away, set out

    Antonyms:
    dark, darkness, non-buoyant, gloomy, tenebrious, indigestible, dim, pitch-black, disturbing, accented, fat, darkened, Stygian, troubling, heavy, worrisome, Acherontic, subdued, stressed, chaste, distressing, pitch-dark, significant, semidark, weighty, darkling, weighted, serious, tenebrific, sufficient, dusky, hefty, gloomful, leaden, important, soggy, crepuscular, heavy-duty, Cimmerian, twilit, big, worrying, impure, harsh, glooming, black, massive, perturbing, onerous, well, intemperate, twilight(a), oppressive, unilluminated, darkish, fatty, demanding, lightless, deep, thick, Acheronian, ponderous, taxing, caliginous, distressful, compact, darkening, dense, aphotic, unlighted, unlit, doughy, heavy-footed, burdensome, sulky, tenebrous, heavier-than-air

  47. lightly, light(adverb)

    with few burdens

    "experienced travellers travel light"

    Synonyms:
    thinly, gently, softly, light, lightly

    Antonyms:
    darkness, dark, heavy-duty, impure, distressful, chaste, weighty, stressed, heavy, crepuscular, subdued, ponderous, indigestible, demanding, disturbing, fatty, Stygian, thick, non-buoyant, darkened, semidark, dense, unilluminated, accented, unlit, sufficient, big, serious, black, twilit, darkening, glooming, lightless, well, caliginous, pitch-dark, tenebrous, onerous, pitch-black, gloomy, tenebrious, worrying, aphotic, gloomful, compact, fat, deep, worrisome, dim, Cimmerian, troubling, doughy, taxing, Acheronian, unlighted, oppressive, perturbing, important, burdensome, Acherontic, tenebrific, significant, intemperate, weighted, distressing, dusky, sulky, hefty, soggy, heavier-than-air, massive, darkish, heavy-footed, darkling, twilight(a), leaden, harsh

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. light

    Light, strictly denoting a form of radiant energy, is used as a general term for any luminous effect discernible by the eye, from the faintest phosphorescence to the blaze of the noonday sun. A flame is both hot and luminous; if it contains few solid particles it will yield little light, tho it may afford intense heat, as in the case of a hydrogen-flame. A blaze is an extensive, brilliant flame. A flare is a wavering flame or blaze; a flash is a light that appears and disappears in an instant; as, a flash of lightning; the flash of gunpowder. The glare and glow are steady, the glare painfully bright, the glow subdued; as, the glare of torches; the glow of dying embers. Shine and shining refer to a steady or continuous emission of light; sheen is a faint shining, usually by reflection. Glimmer, glitter, and shimmer denote wavering light. We speak of the glimmer of distant lamps through the mist; of the shimmer of waves in sunlight or moonlight. A gleam is not wavering, but transient or intermittent; a sudden gleam of light came through the half-open door; a glitter is a hard light; as, the glitter of burnished arms. A sparkle is a sudden light, as of sparks thrown out; scintillation is the more exact and scientific term for the actual emission of sparks, also the figurative term for what suggests such emission; as, scintillations of wit or of genius. Twinkle and twinkling are used of the intermittent light of the fixed stars. Glistening is a shining as from a wet surface. Illumination is a wide-spread, brilliant light, as when all the windows of a house or of a street are lighted. The light of incandescence is intense and white like that from metal at a white heat.

    Synonyms:
    blaze, flame, flare, flash, flicker, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glistening, glistering, glitter, glow, illumination, incandescence, luster, scintillation, sheen, shimmer, shine, shining, sparkle, twinkle, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, gloom, gloominess, obscurity, shade, shadow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    medium of vision

  2. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    diffusion of luminous rays

  3. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    DAYBREAK, sunrise, dawn, daylight

  4. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    candle, lamp, taper, light-house, &c

  5. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    instruction, knowledge, comprehension, insight

  6. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    illustration, explanation, elucidation

  7. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    window, pane of glass, &c

  8. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    public notice

  9. light(n.)

    Synonyms:
    10. aspect, point of view

  10. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    buoyant, of little weight, not heavy, not dense

  11. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    easy to be borne, not burdensome

  12. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    easy to be done, not difficult

  13. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    porous, spongy, not clammy (said of bread)

  14. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    loose, sandy (said of soil)

  15. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unincumbered, unburdened, free from impediments, not heavily laden

  16. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    slight, trifling, small, inconsiderable, moderate

  17. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    gossamery, flimsy, unsubstantial

  18. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frivolous, fickle, unsteady, volatile, unsettled

  19. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    10. gay, airy, buoyant, light-hearted

  20. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bright, clear, not dark

  21. light(a.)

    Synonyms:
    whitish, of a whitish shade

  22. light(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    kindle, inflame, ignite, set fire to, set on fire, apply the match to

  23. light(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    give light to, guide by light

  24. light(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    illuminate, lighten, illume, irradiate


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