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Definition of "flatness" []

  • The state of being flat (noun)
  • The state of being two-dimensional; planar : planarity (noun)
  • The state of being bland : dullness (noun)
  • Mattness, the quality of a painted surface which scatters or absorbs the light falling on it, so as to be substantially free from gloss or sheen (noun)
  • Lack of bouquet and freshness of a wine, through too much aeration or infection with film yeasts (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flatness" in a sentence
  • "My reservations about Mr. Galassi's translations have to do with a certain flatness of tone."
  • "Whatever you were doing pursuant to flatness is a particular: it is its own witness."
  • "'Sure, places like Facebook and MySpace and LinkedIn have their utility, but their flatness is a problem.'"