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1. loosening

noun. ['ˈluːsənɪŋ'] an occurrence of control or strength weakening.

Synonyms

  • weakening
  • thaw
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • death
  • rise
  • concentration

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Words that Rhyme with Loosening

  • accounting
  • ballooning
  • bargaining
  • battening
  • beckoning
  • behning
  • bening
  • benning
  • berning
  • binning
  • blackening
  • blackening
  • bludgeoning
  • boehning
  • boening
  • bohning
  • boning
  • branning
  • breining
  • brenning

Example sentences of the word loosening


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
This is done by loosening the screw holding it in place.

2. loosening

noun. ['ˈluːsənɪŋ'] the act of making something less tight.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • undoing
  • unfastening
  • adjustment
  • modification
  • untying

Antonyms

  • birth
  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration
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