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Overview of noun shortness

The noun shortness has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) shortness

(the property of being of short spatial extent; "the shortness of the Channel crossing")

2. shortness

(the condition of being short of something; "there was no shortness of money"; "can cause shortness of breath")

3. shortness, truncation

(the property of being truncated or short)

4. shortness

(the property of being of short temporal extent; "the shortness of air travel time")

5. shortness

(the property of being shorter than average stature)

6. abruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortness

(an abrupt discourteous manner) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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