What is another word for weightless?

Pronunciation: [wˈe͡ɪtləs] (IPA)

Weightless is a term that implies a state of being without gravity or simply, lightness. Synonyms for this word could include buoyant, insignificant, insubstantial, airy, and immaterial. One may also use the term ephemeral, meaning something that is fleeting or temporary. Featherlight is a fun and playful way to describe a weightless state, while trifling or inconsequential are more serious ways to describe it. Additionally, weightless can be expressed as ethereal, ghostly, or incorporeal. Whatever the synonym used to describe weightless, they all point to a feeling that lacks heaviness and physical presence.

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What are the hypernyms for Weightless?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for weightless?

Weightless refers to an object or substance that has no force of gravity acting upon it. Antonyms for the word weightless include heavy, burdensome, substantial, significant, ponderous, and substantial. Heavy implies a weight that is difficult to lift or move, while burdensome suggests both heaviness and difficulty to bear. Substantial implies weight or importance, while significant suggests importance, value or consequence. Ponderous suggests a slow-moving, clumsy weightiness. When trying to describe an object or substance affected by gravity, consider using one of these antonyms for weightless to convey the appropriate connotation.

What are the antonyms for Weightless?

Usage examples for Weightless

Her rifle, at his shoulder, no longer a mere mechanism, seemed in his hands something weightless, sensible, alive, a deadly part of his arm and eye and brain.
"Nan of Music Mountain"
Frank H. Spearman
Now while her spirit weightless overwingeth Night, to that Throne whose seeing heals all shame!
"Yolanda of Cyprus"
Cale Young Rice
Whedbee deposited the almost weightless burden.
"Stopover Planet"
Robert E. Gilbert

Famous quotes with Weightless

  • The real pleasure was having the chance to enjoy being weightless, and the other was to spend some time looking out at this beautiful Earth that we're all lucky to inhabit.
    Robert Crippen
  • We were only on orbit a little over two days, so we had no adverse effects from being weightless.
    Robert Crippen
  • Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs take up during the day when they're just trailing around behind you in weightless conditions, and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise. They're going to compare that with what we do on the ground.
    John L. Phillips
  • I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow.
    Sophocles
  • When a person becomes happy, the world becomes lighter! If all becomes happy, the world will be weightless!
    Mehmet Murat ildan

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