Definition of Lameness

1. Noun. Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet.

Exact synonyms: Claudication, Gameness, Gimp, Gimpiness, Limping
Generic synonyms: Disability Of Walking
Specialized synonyms: Intermittent Claudication
Derivative terms: Game, Gimp, Gimpy, Lame



2. Noun. An imperfection or defectiveness. "A stylist noted for the lameness of his plots"
Generic synonyms: Defectiveness, Faultiness
Derivative terms: Lame

Definition of Lameness

1. n. The condition or quality of being lame; as, the lameness of an excuse or an argument.

Definition of Lameness

1. Noun. A impediment to walking due to the feet or legs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lameness

1. the state of being lame [n -ES]

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lameness (current term)
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Literary usage of Lameness

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1. Gaseous Exchange and Physiological Requirements for Level and Grade Walking by Henry Monmouth Smith (1922)
"EFFECT OF lameness UPON THE EFFICIENCY OF EDB As has been stated elsewhere, EDB developed a lameness in the instep of his right foot early in January. ..."

2. The Diseases of Animals: A Book of Brief and Popular Advice on the Care and by Nelson Slater Mayo (1920)
"DIAGNOSING lameness lameness is a defect in the natural gait of an animal. ... Such a peculiarity is not easily distinguished from true lameness, ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1904)
"lameness persisted. A second attempt also gave negative results, but when injections were made at the points usually selected for high neurectomy the ..."

4. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1916)
"lameness is not a disease hut a symptom of some disease existing at some point in ... lameness may be caused by a great, number of pathologies! changes or ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Veterinary Surgery by William Williams (1882)
"SHOULDER lameness. THERE are three forms of shoulder lameness, which may exist independently of each other. One of them is illustrated in Photo-lithograph, ..."

6. Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners: A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery by Matthew Horace Hayes (1903)
"Irregularity of gait is commonly supposed to constitute lameness. ... Although deficiency of action is its usual cause, the lameness of ..."

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