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Definition 1: the property of something weightless and insubstantial - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for buoyancy in the sense of this definition

(buoyancy is a kind of ...) the property of being comparatively small in weight

"the lightness of balsa wood"

Definition 2: irrepressible liveliness and good spirit - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where buoyancy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor

Synonyms for buoyancy in the sense of this definition

(buoyancy is a kind of ...) animation and energy in action or expression

"it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

Definition 3: the tendency to float in water or other liquid - [noun denoting attribute]

(buoyancy is a kind of ...) a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect

"the alkaline inclination of the local waters" "fabric with a tendency to shrink"

Definition 4: cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for buoyancy in the sense of this definition

(buoyancy is a kind of ...) a feeling of spontaneous good spirits

"his cheerfulness made everyone feel better"

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