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Definition of "looseness" []

  • The quality or fact of being free from rigidity, attachment or restraint; not tight, not firmly attached or taut. (noun)
  • A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy. (noun)
  • Moral laxity; licentiousness. (noun)

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Use "looseness" in a sentence
  • "The point is trivial, since she was six months old at the time of this first visit and obviously remembered nothing of it, but it indicates a certain looseness in brushwork."
  • "I'm glad you like the looseness, which is inevitable when working fast."
  • "It ought also to be observed that all such kinds of argument are a plea for looseness, which is not the manner of God."