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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.

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  1. tightness

    Tightness generally refers to the state or quality of being firmly or closely fixed in place, adjusted, compact, or securely held. In different contexts, it can also refer to the degree to which something is meticulous, rigorous, or strictly controlled. The specific meaning can vary in different subjects such as physics, mathematics, economics, etc.

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. 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.

  2. Grant Wahl:

    It had gotten pretty bad in terms of like the tightness in my chest, tightness, pressure. Feeling pretty hairy, bad.

  3. 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.

  4. Gray Cook:

    Signs of weakness, tightness and balance problems can be early indicators of arthritis and posture issues as well as increased injury risk for athletes and fall risk for the elderly.

  5. Mike Trout:

    My body wasn't healing right, i couldn't really point at one thing. We threw everything at it. When I was shut down, I basically didn't do anything. I just let it heal on its own for a few weeks. I got back into my training right away. The first two weeks, I felt a little tightness in there. It went away, and I haven't thought about it since.

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