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Overview of noun tightness

The noun tightness has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stringency, tightness

(a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit)

2. constriction, tightness

(a tight feeling in some part of the body; "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat")

3. concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactness

(the spatial property of being crowded together)

4. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness

(extreme stinginess)

5. tightness, tautness

(lack of movement or room for movement) © 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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