How to use Airiness in a sentence
In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
This gives a feeling of light airiness contrasting with the massive solidity of the rest of the church.
That's not just down to the general airiness, tho.
She had the controlled delivery of a singer, a light airiness combined with a certain gravitas.
The method which Fichte first adopted for stating these axioms is not calculated to throw full light upon them, and tends to exaggerate the apparent airiness and unsubstantiality of his deduction.Advertisement
The small flowers, from their immense number and purity and their light airiness, could be likened in justice to waves of flickering snow.