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Definition of "flimsiness" [flim•si•ness]

  • The quality of being flimsy (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "flimsiness" in a sentence
  • "Now, there is a peculiarity in Rubens 'method, and which strictly belongs to his colouring, from which arises what may be not improperly designated flimsiness, that is, the leaving too much of the first getting in of his picture, the first transparent sketchy brown."
  • "But sitting here today, given Rodriguez's overwhelming credentials (which surpass even Bagwell's) and the flimsiness of the steroids evidence against him -- far less than what is known (or alleged) in regards to Palmeiro, McGwire, Bonds, Clemens or Sosa -- I suspect he would eventually get in."
  • "Despite the flimsiness of their tent, the Jouberts say they've never been attacked by lions, and only once by a thirsty elephant who tried to steal their water, dragging their accommodations, apparently while they were outside, into a dry riverbed."