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Definition of "straitness" []

  • The state or quality of being strait. (noun)
  • The result or product of being strait. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "straitness" in a sentence
  • "Thereupon, the man who had waxed wealthy being sore concerned, told him the whole story, and added, “I have brought thee a present, such as souls desire, and the price of thy dish of gold which I took; for it was the cause of my affluence after poverty, and of the replenishment of my dwelling-place, after desolation, and of the dispersion of my trouble and straitness.”"
  • "To straitness of the grave-yard and humble bed of dust"
  • "Now when the Caliph heard these words he smiled and his straitness of breast was done away with and he said,"