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1. steepness

noun. ['ˈstiːpnəs'] the property possessed by a slope that is very steep.

Synonyms

  • slope
  • precipitousness
  • gradient

Antonyms

  • courtesy
  • descent
  • ascent
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • steep (English)
  • steap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Steepness

  • cheapness

Example sentences of the word steepness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Slope of a line is a measure of its steepness.

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