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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stringency, tightnessnoun

    a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit

  2. constriction, tightnessnoun

    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"

  3. concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactnessnoun

    the spatial property of being crowded together

  4. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun

    extreme stinginess

  5. tightness, tautnessnoun

    lack of movement or room for movement

Wiktionary

  1. tightnessnoun

    The quality or degree of being tight

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tightnessnoun

    Closeness; not looseness.

    Etymology: from tight.

    The bones are inflexible, which arises from the greatness of the number of corpuscles that compose them, and the firmness and tightness of their union. John Woodward, on Fossils.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tightnessnoun

    the quality or condition of being tight

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tightness in a Sentence

  1. Arindrajit Dube:

    An increasing tightness in the labor market means its $ 15 minimum wage is decreasingly effective at recruitment and retention of qualified workers, and a substantial raise can help with that.

  2. Guillaume Perret:

    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.

  3. Nick Lawson:

    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.

  4. Virendra Chauhan:

    For WTI there is tightness at Cushing, which will be supportive over July and August.

  5. Oliver Nugent:

    You've got this big China pull, really extreme China tightness at the moment, but there's a very big quality deferential between the metal that's attracted into China and most of the metal that's left on the LME.

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