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1. lameness

noun. an imperfection or defectiveness.

Synonyms

  • faultiness

Antonyms

  • perfection

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lame (English)
  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. lameness

noun. disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet.

Synonyms

  • gameness
  • intermittent claudication
  • claudication
  • gimp
  • gimpiness
  • limping

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lame (English)
  • lama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word lameness


1. Noun, singular or mass
A horse that has suffered a sole bruise will usually exhibit symptoms of lameness and his heels might be warm to the touch.

2. Adjective
This would present itself as stiffness when walking, avoiding jumping up on furniture, lameness upon awakening and inability to leap over obstacles.

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