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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diarrhea, diarrhoea, looseness of the bowels, looseness(noun)

    frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor

  2. looseness(noun)

    freedom from restraint

    "the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made"

  3. looseness(noun)

    a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice

    "misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression"

  4. looseness(noun)

    the quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints

  5. looseness, play(noun)

    movement or space for movement

    "there was too much play in the steering wheel"

  6. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness(noun)

    dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure


  1. looseness(Noun)

    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.

  2. looseness(Noun)

    A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy.

  3. looseness(Noun)

    Moral laxity; licentiousness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Looseness(noun)

    the state, condition, or quality, of being loose; as, the looseness of a cord; looseness of style; looseness of morals or of principles

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of looseness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of looseness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of looseness in a Sentence

  1. John Calvin:

    . . . I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.

Images & Illustrations of looseness

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