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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lameness, limping, gimp, gimpiness, gameness, claudicationnoun

    disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

  2. lamenessnoun

    an imperfection or defectiveness

    "a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots"


  1. lamenessnoun

    A impediment to walking due to the feet or legs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamenessnoun

    the condition or quality of being lame; as, the lameness of an excuse or an argument


  1. Lameness

    Lameness in horses and other equidae is a term used to refer to any number of conditions where the animal fails to travel in a regular and sound manner on all four feet. There are many causes of lameness, which can be broadly grouped into the following categories: ⁕Laminitis or other inflammatory diseases of the hoof ⁕Injury to bone, muscle, tendons or ligaments, ranging from pulled muscles to broken bones. ⁕Complications of inflammation or stocking up related to overwork ⁕Injury induced by compensation for strain or pain in other parts of the body, particularly the back ⁕Neurological disorders, such as Wobbler's syndrome ⁕Swelling and inflammation linked to infection, such as cellulitis or thrush. ⁕Hoof problems, including injury, disease and poor farrier work ⁕Diseases affecting connective tissue, such as Equine Exertional Rhabdomyolysis and HYPP ⁕Conformation defect leading to stress or injury, such as cow-hocked or sickle-hocked conformation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lameness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lameness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of lameness in a Sentence

  1. Cincinnati Zoo:

    Kimba began intermittent bouts of lameness last summer, which we've been managing with laser therapy and medications that mitigate symptoms.

  2. David Sykes:

    There was no reason we could have predicted that injury( to Triumph Hurdle favorite Sir Erec), beforehand, when Triumph Hurdle favorite Sir Erec was checked, the vets reported Triumph Hurdle favorite Sir Erec moved well and had no indication of lameness or injuries. We are never going to stop those sort of catastrophic injuries.

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