Antonyms of noun light

1 of 15 senses of light

Sense 9
light, lighting -- (having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good")
       Antonym of dark (Sense 1)
      => dark, darkness -- (absence of light or illumination)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun light

15 senses of light

Sense 1
light, visible light, visible radiation -- ((physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window")
       => actinic radiation, actinic ray -- (electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions)

Sense 2
light, light source -- (any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights")
       => source of illumination -- (any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation)

Sense 3
light -- (a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand")
       => position, view, perspective -- (a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view")

Sense 4
luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light -- (the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun")
       => physical property -- (any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions)

Sense 5
light -- (an illuminated area; "he stepped into the light")
       => scene -- (the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime")

Sense 6
light, illumination -- (a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination; "follow God's light")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 7
light, lightness -- (the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark")
       => visual property -- (an attribute of vision)

Sense 8
light -- (a person regarded very fondly; "the light of my life")
       => friend -- (a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university")

Sense 9
light, lighting -- (having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good")
       => illumination -- (the degree of visibility of your environment)

Sense 10
light -- (mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?")
       => insight, brainstorm, brainwave -- (the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation)

Sense 11
sparkle, twinkle, spark, light -- (merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes")
       => vitality, verve -- (an energetic style)
       => expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face -- (the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face")

Sense 12
light -- (public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light")
       => public knowledge, general knowledge -- (knowledge that is available to anyone)

Sense 13
Inner Light, Light, Light Within, Christ Within -- (a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul)
       => ethical motive, ethics, morals, morality -- (motivation based on ideas of right and wrong)

Sense 14
light -- (a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner")
       => visual signal -- (a signal that involves visual communication)

Sense 15
lighter, light, igniter, ignitor -- (a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?")
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb light

6 senses of light

Sense 1
light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate -- (make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit")
       => lighten, lighten up -- (become lighter; "The room lightened up")

Sense 2
light up, fire up, light -- (begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up")
       => ignite, light -- (cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")

Sense 3
alight, light, perch -- (to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him")
       => land, set down -- (reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul")

Sense 4
ignite, light -- (cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")
       => burn, combust -- (cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels")

Sense 5
fall, light -- (fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims")
       => fall, return, pass, devolve -- (be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead")

Sense 6
unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down -- (alight from (a horse))
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Antonyms of adj light

25 senses of light

Sense 1
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")

heavy (vs. light) -- (of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogany furniture")
        => dense -- (having high relative density or specific gravity; "dense as lead")
        => doughy, soggy -- (having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; "the cake fell; it's a doughy mess")
        => heavier-than-air -- (relating to an aircraft heavier than the air it displaces)
        => hefty -- (of considerable weight and size; "a hefty dictionary")
        => massive -- (consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter; "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets")
        => non-buoyant -- (tending to sink in a liquid or fall in air)
        => ponderous -- (having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons")

Sense 2
light (vs. dark), light-colored -- ((used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder")

dark (vs. light) -- ((used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue")
        => darkish -- (slightly dark; "darkish red")

Sense 3
light (vs. heavy) -- (of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons")

heavy (vs. light) -- (of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment; "heavy artillery"; "heavy infantry"; "a heavy cruiser"; "heavy guns"; "heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries")

Sense 4
light (vs. heavy) -- (not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney")

heavy (vs. light) -- (unusually great in degree or quantity or number; "heavy taxes"; "a heavy fine"; "heavy casualties"; "heavy losses"; "heavy rain"; "heavy traffic")
        => harsh -- (severe; "a harsh penalty")

Sense 5
light (vs. heavy) -- (psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")

heavy (vs. light) -- (marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids")
        => burdensome, onerous, taxing -- (not easily borne; wearing; "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule")
        => distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying -- (causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time")
        => leaden, weighted -- (made heavy or weighted down with weariness; "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids")
        => oppressive -- (weighing heavily on the senses or spirit; "the atmosphere was oppressive"; "oppressive sorrows")
        => weighty -- (weighing heavily on the spirit; causing anxiety or worry; "weighty problems")

Sense 6
light (vs. dark) -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

dark (vs. light) -- (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")
        => Acheronian, Acherontic, Stygian -- (dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth)
        => aphotic -- (lacking light; especially not reached by sunlight; "the aphotic depths of the sea where no photosynthesis occurs")
        => black, pitch-black, pitch-dark -- (extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar")
        => caliginous -- (dark and misty and gloomy)
        => Cimmerian -- (intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas)
        => crepuscular -- (like twilight; dim; "the evening's crepuscular charm")
        => darkened -- (become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater")
        => darkening -- (becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over; "the darkening sky")
        => darkling -- ((poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey")
        => darkling -- (uncannily or threateningly dark or obscure; "a darkling glance"; "secret operatives and darkling conspiracies"-Archibald MacLeish)
        => dim, subdued -- (lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music")
        => dusky, twilight (prenominal), twilit -- (lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river")
        => glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky -- (depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic")
        => lightless, unilluminated, unlighted, unlit -- (without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets")
        => semidark -- (partially devoid of light or brightness; "semidark room")
        => tenebrous, tenebrific, tenebrious -- (dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave")

Sense 7
unaccented, light, weak -- ((used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable")

INDIRECT (VIA unstressed) -> stressed, accented -- (bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'")

Sense 8
light -- (easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet")

INDIRECT (VIA digestible) -> indigestible -- (digested with difficulty)

Sense 9
light -- ((used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil")

INDIRECT (VIA loose) -> compact -- (closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers")

Sense 10
clean, clear, light, unclouded -- ((of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell")

INDIRECT (VIA pure) -> impure -- (combined with extraneous elements)

Sense 11
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")

INDIRECT (VIA light-footed) -> heavy-footed -- ((of movement) lacking ease or lightness; "his tired heavy-footed walk")

Sense 12
light -- (demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise")

INDIRECT (VIA undemanding) -> demanding -- (requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding")

Sense 13
light (vs. heavy) -- (of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze")

heavy (vs. light) -- (of great intensity or power or force; "a heavy blow"; "the fighting was heavy"; "heavy seas")
        => big -- (marked by intense physical force; "a big wind")

Sense 14
light (vs. heavy) -- ((physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water")

heavy (vs. light) -- ((physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight; "heavy hydrogen"; "heavy water")

Sense 15
faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded -- (weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep")

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Sense 16
light -- (very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> thick -- (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")

Sense 17
abstemious, light (prenominal) -- (marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper")

INDIRECT (VIA temperate) -> intemperate -- (excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage")

Sense 18
light, scant (predicate), short -- (less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")

INDIRECT (VIA insufficient) -> sufficient -- (of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food")

Sense 19
light -- (having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter")

INDIRECT (VIA insignificant) -> significant, important -- (important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant")

Sense 20
light -- (intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy")

INDIRECT (VIA frivolous) -> serious -- (concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!")

Sense 21
idle, light -- (silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter")

INDIRECT (VIA frivolous) -> serious -- (concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!")

Sense 22
light -- (designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck")

INDIRECT (VIA light-duty) -> heavy-duty -- (designed for heavy work; "a heavy-duty detergent"; "heavy-duty gloves")

Sense 23
light, lite, low-cal, calorie-free -- (having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet")

INDIRECT (VIA nonfat) -> fatty, fat -- (containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue")

Sense 24
light, wakeful -- ((of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night")

INDIRECT (VIA shallow) -> deep -- (relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep")

Sense 25
easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton -- (casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA unchaste) -> chaste -- (morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste")

Similarity of adj light

25 senses of light

Sense 1
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")
       => lightweight -- (weighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use; "a lightweight fabric"; "lightweight wood")
       => airy -- (having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains")
       => buoyant, floaty -- (tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas; "buoyant balloons"; "buoyant balsawood boats"; "a floaty scarf")
       => lighter-than-air -- (relating to a balloon or other aircraft that flies because it weighs less than the air it displaces)
       => low-density (predicate) -- (having low relative density or specific gravity)

Sense 2
light (vs. dark), light-colored -- ((used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder")
       => pale -- (very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes")
       => palish -- (slightly pale)
       => pastel -- (delicate and pale in color; "pastel pink")
       => powdery -- (as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder; "a powdery blue")
          Also See-> white#1

Sense 3
light (vs. heavy) -- (of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment; "light infantry"; "light cavalry"; "light industry"; "light weapons")
       => light-armed, lightly-armed -- (armed with light weapons)

Sense 4
light (vs. heavy) -- (not great in degree or quantity or number; "a light sentence"; "a light accent"; "casualties were light"; "light snow was falling"; "light misty rain"; "light smoke from the chimney")

Sense 5
light (vs. heavy) -- (psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")
       => fooling, casual -- (characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter")

Sense 6
light (vs. dark) -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")
       => ablaze (predicate), inflamed, reddened -- (lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire")
       => autofluorescent -- (emitting light via self-induced fluorescence)
       => bioluminescent -- ((of living organisms) emitting light; "fireflies are bioluminescent")
       => bright -- (having lots of light either natural or artificial; "the room was bright and airy"; "a stage bright with spotlights")
       => candescent -- (glowing from great heat)
       => floodlit, floodlighted -- (illuminated by means of floodlights; "the floodlit courtyard")
       => fluorescent -- (emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source)
       => illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted -- (provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell")
       => incandescent, candent -- (emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb")
       => lamplit -- (lighted by a lamp; "our lamplit mountain retreat")
       => lighting-up (prenominal) -- (turning lights on; "it's lighting-up time")
       => livid -- ((of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity; "livid lightning streaked the sky"; "a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe)
       => luminescent -- (emitting light not caused by heat)
       => phosphorescent -- (emitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous; "the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood")
       => sunlit, sunstruck -- (lighted by sunlight; "the sunlit slopes of the canyon"; "violet valleys and the sunstruck ridges"- Wallace Stegner)
       => white -- (of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights")

Sense 7
unaccented, light, weak -- ((used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable")
       => unstressed (vs. stressed) -- (not bearing a stress or accent; "short vowels are unstressed")

Sense 8
light -- (easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned; "a light diet")
       => digestible (vs. indigestible) -- (capable of being converted into assimilable condition in the alimentary canal)

Sense 9
light -- ((used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; "light soil")
       => loose (vs. compact) -- (not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel")

Sense 10
clean, clear, light, unclouded -- ((of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell")
       => pure (vs. impure) -- (free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen")

Sense 11
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")
       => light-footed (vs. heavy-footed) -- ((of movement) having a light and springy step; "a light-footed girl")

Sense 12
light -- (demanding little effort; not burdensome; "light housework"; "light exercise")
       => undemanding (vs. demanding) -- (requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss")

Sense 13
light (vs. heavy) -- (of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze")
       => easy, gentle, soft -- (having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window")

Sense 14
light (vs. heavy) -- ((physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; "light water is ordinary water")

Sense 15
faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded -- (weak and likely to lose consciousness; "suddenly felt faint from the pain"; "was sick and faint from hunger"; "felt light in the head"; "a swooning fit"; "light-headed with wine"; "light-headed from lack of sleep")
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Sense 16
light -- (very thin and insubstantial; "thin paper"; "light summer dresses")
       => thin (vs. thick) -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")

Sense 17
abstemious, light (prenominal) -- (marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious with the use of adverbs"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper")
       => temperate (vs. intemperate) -- (not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking")

Sense 18
light, scant (predicate), short -- (less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")
       => insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")

Sense 19
light -- (having little importance; "losing his job was no light matter")
       => insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant -- (devoid of importance, meaning, or force)

Sense 20
light -- (intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound; "light verse"; "a light comedy")
       => frivolous (vs. serious) -- (not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman")

Sense 21
idle, light -- (silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter")
       => frivolous (vs. serious) -- (not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman")

Sense 22
light -- (designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; "light aircraft"; "a light truck")
       => light-duty (vs. heavy-duty) -- (not designed for heavy work; "a light-duty detergent")

Sense 23
light, lite, low-cal, calorie-free -- (having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet")
       => nonfat (vs. fatty), fat-free, fatless -- (without fat or fat solids; "nonfat or fat-free milk")

Sense 24
light, wakeful -- ((of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night")
       => shallow (vs. deep) -- (not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance")

Sense 25
easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton -- (casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior")
       => unchaste (vs. chaste) -- (not chaste; "unchaste conduct")

Synonyms of adv light

1 sense of light

Sense 1
lightly, light -- (with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light")

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