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1. looseness

noun. the quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints.

Synonyms

  • movability

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

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2. looseness

noun. dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure.

Synonyms

  • dissolution
  • licentiousness
  • intemperateness
  • profligacy
  • dissipation
  • intemperance

Antonyms

  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypercalcemia

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

3. looseness

noun. freedom from restraint.

Antonyms

  • discipline

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

4. looseness

noun. movement or space for movement.

Synonyms

  • slackness
  • slack
  • play
  • wiggliness
  • movability

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

5. looseness

noun. frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor.

Synonyms

  • diarrhoea
  • symptom
  • looseness of the bowels
  • the trots
  • diarrhea
  • dysentery
  • Montezuma's revenge

Antonyms

  • providence
  • inactivity
  • temperance
  • immobility

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

6. looseness

noun. a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice.

Antonyms

  • hyperkalemia

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

Example sentences of the word looseness


1. Verb, base form
Skin is more susceptible to looseness as it loses its elasticity, which happens quickly past age 50.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Push your left ankle against the band to take up any looseness in the band.

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