looseness

  • 1 Looseness — Loose ness, n. The state, condition, or quality, of being loose; as, the looseness of a cord; looseness of style; looseness of morals or of principles. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 looseness — index informality, laxity, vice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 looseness — c.1400, from LOOSE (Cf. loose) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

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  • 4 looseness — noun 1. frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor • Syn: ↑diarrhea, ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness of the bowels • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose, ↑diarrhoetic (for …

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  • 5 looseness — noun /ˈluːsnəs/ a) The quality or fact of being free from rigidity, attachment or restraint; not tight, not firmly attached or taut. See if that nut has too much looseness and tighten it if it does. b) A relaxed state re …

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  • 6 looseness — loose ► ADJECTIVE 1) not firmly or tightly fixed in place. 2) not held, tied, or packaged together. 3) not bound or tethered. 4) not fitting tightly or closely. 5) not dense or compact. 6) relaxed: her loose, easy stride. 7) careless an …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 looseness — noun see loose I …

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  • 8 looseness — See loosely. * * * …

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  • 9 looseness — Synonyms and related words: Bohemianism, affability, allowance, amorphousness, approximation, bagginess, blobbiness, blowziness, blurriness, broadness, carelessness, casualness, chambering, chintziness, common touch, cordiality, culpa, culpable… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 looseness — loose·ness || luːsnɪs n. state of being loose; absence of rigidity or strictness; slackness, laxity …

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  • 11 looseness — n. 1. Slackness, easiness. 2. Laxity, levity. 3. Irregularity. 4. Lewdness, unchastity, wantonness, wickedness. 5. Diarrhoea, flux, laxity. 6. Openness, laxity …

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  • 12 looseness — n 1. slackness, laxity, laxness, carelessness, heedlessness, mindlessness, inattention; relaxation, loosening, offhandedness, casualness, easiness, indifference, nonconcern, insouciance; neglect, negligence, remissness, dereliction,… …

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  • 13 looseness — loose·ness …

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  • 14 looseness of morals — index perversion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 looseness of the bowels — noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑diarrhea, ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose (for: ↑ …

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  • 16 Dressage — An upper level dressage competitor performing an extended trot. Dressage (pronounced /ˈdrɛsɑːʒ/ or /drɨˈsɑːʒ/) (a French term, most commonly translated to mean training ) is a competitive equestrian sport, defined by the International E …

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  • 17 Ooh La La (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Ooh La La Type = Album Artist = Faces Released = April 1973 Recorded = September 1972 January 1973 Genre = Rock Length = 30:33 Label = Warner Bros. Producer = Glyn Johns Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …

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  • 18 Hals, Frans — born 1581/85, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands died Sept. 1, 1666, Haarlem, Neth. Dutch portrait painter. He spent his life in Haarlem, where he was registered as a master by the Guild of St. Luke in 1610. His group portraits of members of local… …

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  • 19 Ooh La La (Faces album) — Ooh La La Studio album by Faces Released April 1973 Recorded September 1972 January 1973 …

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  • 20 diarrhea — noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑diarrhoea, ↑looseness of the bowels, ↑looseness • Derivationally related forms: ↑loose (for: ↑ …

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