Antonyms of adj airy

4 senses of airy

Sense 1
aired, airy -- (open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms")

INDIRECT (VIA ventilated) -> unventilated -- (not ventilated; "stuffy unventilated rooms")

Sense 2
airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windy -- (not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich")

INDIRECT (VIA utopian) -> dystopian -- (as bad as can be; characterized by human misery; "AIDS is one of the dystopian harbingers of the global villages"- Susan Sontag)

Sense 3
airy -- (having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains")

INDIRECT (VIA light) -> heavy -- (of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogany furniture")

Sense 4
aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA insubstantial) -> substantial, real, material -- (having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare)

Similarity of adj airy

4 senses of airy

Sense 1
aired, airy -- (open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms")
       => ventilated (vs. unventilated) -- (exposed to air; "a well ventilated room")

Sense 2
airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windy -- (not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich")
       => utopian (vs. dystopian) -- (characterized by or aspiring to impracticable perfection; "the dim utopian future"; "utopian idealists"; "recognized the utopian nature of his hopes")

Sense 3
airy -- (having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains")
       => light (vs. heavy) -- (of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C")

Sense 4
aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal -- (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")
       => insubstantial (vs. substantial), unsubstantial, unreal -- (lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon")

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