Definition of Ricketiness

1. Noun. The quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place.

Exact synonyms: Unsteadiness
Generic synonyms: Movability, Movableness
Derivative terms: Rickety, Unsteady
Antonyms: Steadiness



Definition of Ricketiness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being rickety. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ricketiness

ricinolic
ricins
ricinus
ricinuses
rick
rick-roll
rick-rolled
rick-rolling
rick-rolls
rickardite
ricked
ricker
rickers
ricketier
ricketiest
ricketiness (current term)
rickets
rickettsia
rickettsia infections
rickettsia prowazekii
rickettsia rickettsii
rickettsia tsutsugamushi
rickettsia typhi
rickettsia vaccine
rickettsiaceae
rickettsiaceae infections
rickettsiae
rickettsial
rickettsial disease
rickettsial diseases

Literary usage of Ricketiness

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"... swarming in the frame of the government, and to the ricketiness of the only foundations in which, on the ground of argument, it had ever found support. ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1832)
"... would be unnecessary here to notice him further; but the ricketiness which he displayed on his cross-examination may serve to amuse as well as instruct. ..."

3. The Life of Granville George Leveson Gower, Second Earl Granville, K.G by Edmond Fitzmaurice (1905)
"... for the ricketiness of the legislative offspring of the Cabinet, on the ground that nearly all the members of the Cabinet were closely related to each ..."

4. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1900)
"Even now one shudders at the thought of the ' four-wheeler' of the 'sixties—its discomfort, its dirt, its dangerous ricketiness, and its unspeakable driver. ..."

5. An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to by George Henry Jennings (1892)
"1 i was on this or on some similar occasion that Mr. Bernai Osborne accounted on physiological principles for the ricketiness of their legislative offspring ..."

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