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1. tightness

noun. ['ˈtaɪtnəs'] the spatial property of being crowded together.

Synonyms

  • spacing
  • denseness
  • concentration
  • compactness
  • density

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness
  • largeness
  • bigness
  • strength

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tight (English)
  • thight (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Tightness

  • forthrightness
  • politeness
  • whiteness
  • brightness
  • rightness
  • lightness

Sentences with tightness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Knee and lower-back pain often come from tightness in the pelvic region.

2. tightness

noun. ['ˈtaɪtnəs'] a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit.

Synonyms

  • lack
  • want
  • deficiency

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • disassembly
  • dilution
  • weakening

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tight (English)
  • thight (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. tightness

noun. ['ˈtaɪtnəs'] lack of movement or room for movement.

Synonyms

  • immovableness
  • tautness

Antonyms

  • looseness
  • movability
  • importance

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tight (English)
  • thight (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tightness

noun. ['ˈtaɪtnəs'] extreme stinginess.

Synonyms

  • closeness
  • smallness
  • miserliness
  • minginess
  • littleness
  • meanness
  • tightfistedness
  • parsimony
  • niggardness
  • niggardliness
  • parsimoniousness
  • stinginess

Antonyms

  • broad-mindedness
  • farness
  • openness
  • sociability

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tight (English)
  • thight (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tightness

noun. ['ˈtaɪtnəs'] a tight feeling in some part of the body.

Synonyms

  • feeling

Antonyms

  • liberality
  • concentration

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • tight (English)
  • thight (Middle English (1100-1500))
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