Definitions for looseness

Definitions for (noun) looseness

Main entry: profligacy, looseness, licentiousness, dissipation, dissolution

Definition: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

Main entry: looseness, play

Definition: movement or space for movement

Usage: there was too much play in the steering wheel

Main entry: looseness

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

Main entry: looseness

Definition: a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice

Usage: misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression

Main entry: looseness

Definition: freedom from restraint

Usage: the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made

Main entry: looseness, looseness of the bowels, diarrhea, diarrhoea

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

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