liveliness

Liveliness is a spirited or energetic quality. The liveliness of a kindergarten class might be a little overwhelming to a brand-new teacher.

Anyone or anything with liveliness is full of excitement, activity and energy. If you're in search of liveliness on a Friday night, you're more likely to find it at a party or a rock concert than at a sad movie or a solemn poetry reading. We can trace the noun liveliness back to the word life. So if you meet someone who's full of life, its their liveliness that you're noticing.

Definitions of liveliness
  1. noun
    general activity and motion
    synonyms: animation
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    type of:
    activity
    any specific behavior
  2. noun
    animation and energy in action or expression
    synonyms: life, spirit, sprightliness
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    pertness
    quality of being lively and confident
    airiness, delicacy
    lightness in movement or manner
    alacrity, briskness, smartness
    liveliness and eagerness
    energy, muscularity, vigor, vigour, vim
    an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
    elan
    enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness
    esprit
    liveliness of mind or spirit
    breeziness, jauntiness
    a breezy liveliness
    buoyancy, effervescence, irrepressibility
    irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
    high-spiritedness
    exuberant liveliness
    ebullience, enthusiasm, exuberance
    eager enjoyment or approval
    ginger, pep, peppiness
    liveliness and energy
    verve, vitality
    an energetic style
    vivacity
    high spirits and animation
    mettlesomeness
    courageous high-spiritedness
    lyricism
    unrestrained and exaggerated enthusiasm
    madness, rabidity, rabidness
    unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
    type of:
    animation, brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification
    quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
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