open to or abounding in fresh air
airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windy(adj)
not practical or realizable; speculative
"airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air
"airy gauze curtains"
aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal(adj)
characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Aerial and airy both signify of or belonging to the air, but airy also describes that which seems as if made of air; we speak of airy shapes, airy nothings, where we could not well say aerial; ethereal describes its object as belonging to the upper air, the pure ether, and so, often, heavenly. Sprightly, spiritlike, refers to light, free, cheerful activity of mind and body. That which is lively or animated may be agreeable or the reverse; as, an animated discussion; a lively company.
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