1 the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated; "she loved the freshness of newly baked bread"; "the freshness of the air revived him" [ant: staleness]
2 originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel [syn: novelty]
3 an alert and refreshed state [syn: glow]
4 originality by virtue of being new and surprising [syn: novelty]
5 the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties [syn: crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness]
- The state or quality of being fresh.