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Synonyms of looseness

Noun


1. diarrhea, diarrhoea, looseness of the bowels, looseness, symptom

usage: frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor

2. looseness, unrestraint

usage: freedom from restraint; "the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made"

3. looseness, inaccuracy

usage: a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice; "misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression"

4. looseness, movability, movableness

usage: the quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints

5. looseness, play, movability, movableness

usage: movement or space for movement; "there was too much play in the steering wheel"

6. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness, intemperance, intemperateness, self-indulgence

usage: dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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