Definition of Straitness

1. n. The quality or condition of being strait; especially, a pinched condition or situation caused by poverty; as, the straitnessof their circumstances.



Definition of Straitness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being strait. ¹

2. Noun. The result or product of being strait. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Straitness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straitness

straitened
straitened times
straitening
straitens
straiter
straitest
straiting
straitjacket
straitjacketed
straitjacketing
straitjackets
straitlaced
straitlacedly
straitlacedness
straitly
straitness (current term)
straitnesses
straits
straitwaistcoat
straitwaistcoated
straitwaistcoats
strake
straked
strakes
strakhovite
stramash
stramashes
stramazoun
stramazouns
stramenopile

Literary usage of Straitness

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1. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"Narrowness, straitness. 2 (Met.) Austerity, abstraction from the world 3. (Met. ... straitness, narrowness. 2. (Met.) Intimate union. Я. (Met. ..."

2. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Epistle to the Hebrews by Albert Barnes (1857)
"and ever : a sceptre of right- 1 tightness, or straitness. ings everywhere—and that prince was the Messiah. The Psalm, therefore, I regard as relating ..."

3. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Epistle to the Hebrews by Albert Barnes (1861)
"and ever: a sceptre of right- 1 Tightness, or straitness. ings everywhere — and that prince Was the Messiah. The Psalm, therefore, I regard as relating ..."

4. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... a straitness of the intestines, constipated from inflammation : also a preternatural straitness of the uterus. ARCTIC, in astronomy, an epithet given to ..."

5. The Book of Psalms by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1884)
"TT NTO Jehovah in my straitness 3 What shall one give unto thee, and what more give unto thee, O deceitful tongue ? 4 Arrows of a mighty man, sharpened ones ..."

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