Definition of Tightnesses

1. Noun. (plural of tightness) ¹



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Definition of Tightnesses

1. tightness [n] - See also: tightness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tightnesses

tighthead
tightheads
tightie-whities
tightish
tightknit
tightlaced
tightlacer
tightlacers
tightlacing
tightlipped
tightlippedness
tightly
tightly fitting
tightly knit
tightness
tightnesses
tightrope
tightrope walker
tightrope walking
tightropes
tightwad
tightwads
tightwire
tightwires
tighty-whities
tighty whities
tiglate
tiglian
tiglic

Literary usage of Tightnesses

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1. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1872)
"The Tightnesses only perceived; the felicities only remembered ; the landscape seen as if spring lasted always; the trees in blossom or fruitage evermore: ..."

2. Dramatic Values by Charles Edward Montague (1911)
"... achieved a wonderful proportion of separate Tightnesses of estimate, for one whose critical method was a mere denial of method and almost of coherence. ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1873)
"... the "absolute sanctities," and the "eternal Tightnesses," enact for us a higher law than that on which the law and the prophets hang? We do not, indeed, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Venereal Disease by John Hunter, Ph. Ricord, Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1859)
"... some of which were more contracted than others ; and, indeed, many urethras that have a stricture, have small tightnesses in other parts of them. ..."

5. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1842)
"The rapidity with which these vacuums or air-tightnesses are formed and destroyed, is an exceedingly ..."

6. International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures by Henry W. Cattell, M. D. Witherspoon (1916)
"... a room that is thoroughly airy, massage of the muscles of the head which keep the patient from feeling certain muscle tightnesses which he or she, ..."

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