Antonyms

1. stiffness

noun. ['ˈstɪfnəs'] the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend.

Antonyms

  • advantage

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Words that Rhyme with Stiffness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word stiffness


1. Noun, singular or mass
But our pets can suffer from the joint stiffness and pain the same as we can.

Quotes containing the word stiffness


1. No, women like you don't write. They carve onion sculptures and potato statues. They sit in dark corners and braid their hair in new shapes and twists in order to control the stiffness, the unruliness, the rebelliousness.
- Edwidge Danticat, Krik? Krak!

2. stiffness

noun. ['ˈstɪfnəs'] the property of moving with pain or difficulty.

Synonyms

  • clumsiness

Antonyms

  • sensitiveness
  • skillfulness

3. stiffness

noun. ['ˈstɪfnəs'] excessive sternness.

Synonyms

  • sternness
  • harshness
  • inclemency
  • rigour
  • rigourousness
  • rigor
  • rigorousness
  • strictness
  • severeness
  • hardness

Antonyms

  • permissiveness
  • pleasantness
  • smoothness
  • good weather

4. stiffness

noun. ['ˈstɪfnəs'] the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment).

Synonyms

  • gracelessness
  • gaucherie
  • clumsiness
  • woodenness
  • rusticity
  • inelegance

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • incredibility
  • unconscientiousness
  • compressibility

5. stiffness

noun. ['ˈstɪfnəs'] firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action.

Synonyms

  • resolution
  • resoluteness
  • firmness
  • firmness of purpose

Antonyms

  • soft
  • softness
  • hard
  • sensitivity
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