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1. Covered with or consisting of feathers.
2. Resembling or suggestive of a feather, as in form or lightness.

feath′er·i·ness n.


the quality of resembling feathers, extreme lightness
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Noun1.featheriness - a light softness
softness - the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
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Certainly the meaning of Miro's art is neither sand nor tar nor the featheriness of the feather nor the ropiness of rope--though there is a significance in the sheer quiddity of brute materiel that, while eluding verbal transcription, contributes to the abstract strength of his work.
My Honey roast ham was thickly sliced with the sort of dry, featheriness of properly roasted ham.
OPERA'S 1986 SALOME WAS NEW, IT was full of dramatic splendors, but after travelling the world many times over, the Peter Hall-John Bury production--a fusion of moonstruck featheriness and hard-edged Art Nouveau--is but a shadow of its former self.