Definition of Tallness

1. Noun. The vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top.

Exact synonyms: Height
Generic synonyms: Dimension
Specialized synonyms: Highness, Loftiness, Lowness
Attributes: High, Low
Derivative terms: Tall



2. Noun. The property of being taller than average stature.
Generic synonyms: Height, Stature
Antonyms: Shortness
Derivative terms: Tall

Definition of Tallness

1. n. The quality or state of being tall; height of stature.

Definition of Tallness

1. Noun. The quality of characteristic of being tall. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tallness

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tallness

talliers
tallies
tallis
tallises
tallish
tallisim
tallit
tallith
tallithes
tallithim
talliths
tallitim
tallitot
tallitoth
tallits
tallness (current term)
tallnesses
tallol
tallols
tallophyte
tallophytes
tallot
tallots
tallow
tallow oil
tallow soap
tallowed
tallower
tallowers
tallowiness

Literary usage of Tallness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Feeble-mindedness: Its Causes and Consequences by Henry Herbert ( Goddard (1920)
"Now suppose a pistillate plant of this character, only half of whose ovules carry chromosomes with determiners for tallness, is fertilized by pollen grains ..."

2. Feeble-mindedness: Its Causes and Consequences by Henry Herbert Goddard (1914)
"Now suppose a pistillate plant of this character, only half of whose ovules carry chromosomes with determiners for tallness, is fertilized by pollen grains ..."

3. The Camera and the Pencil by Marcus Aurelius Root (1864)
"How to deal with personal defects, eg cross-eyes, irregular features, loss of teeth, &c. ; extra shortness or tallness, thinness or corpulence, ..."

4. The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Jewish Historian: Containing by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston, Samuel Burder (1823)
"And he made such of the young men as were remarkable for tallness and comeliness his body guards. CHAP, VII. 8F SAUL'S WAR WITH THE AMALEKITES, ..."

5. An Overland Journey to Lisbon at the Close of 1846: With a Picture of the by Terence McMahon Hughes (1847)
"tallness of many of the men.—Generality of the Capa, and grace with which it is worn.—The Caff Suizo.—Military life.—Coxcombry of the younger officers. ..."

6. An Overland Journey to Lisbon at the Close of 1846: With a Picture of the by Terence McMahon Hughes (1847)
"tallness of many of the men.—Generality of the Capa, and grace with which it is worn.—The Cafe Suizo.—Military life.—Coxcombry of the younger officers. ..."

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