a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
a tight feeling in some part of the body
"he felt a constriction in her chest"; "she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"
concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactness(noun)
the spatial property of being crowded together
meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness(noun)
lack of movement or room for movement
The quality or degree of being tight
the quality or condition of being tight
The numerical value of tightness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of tightness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To a certain degree, this reduces the economics of storing oil for later delivery, it's also feeds the idea that the supply-demand balance is swinging the other way, from surplus to tightness.
There is no shortage of geopolitical risk among producers but at the moment that is providing a floor to prices because otherwise the market is very well supplied, you morph from premium in times of tightness in the market to a concept of risk floor and that is clearly where we are at the moment.
In a counter-intuitive way, the market is showing persistent tightness whereas coal demand is falling in most parts of the world, we think the current rally is overshooting, in a similar way as prices overshot on the way down in January 2016. It is not fueled by a genuine increase in demand but rather by a short- to medium-term delay for spare supply capacity to adjust to demand.
U.S. data has remained on the weak side, despite tightness in the labour market. This allows the FOMC (Fed) to remove the patience language and remain dovish in the statement tomorrow, that so much discussion around the economy is still warranted whilst equity price performance marches on toward imperious new highs is clear evidence that assets are out- performing underlying economics.
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