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  1. diarrhea, diarrhoea, looseness of the bowels, looseness(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    diarrhoea, licentiousness, profligacy, dissolution, play, diarrhea, dissipation, looseness of the bowels

    Antonyms:
    secureness, tightness, fastness, fixture, fixedness, tautness, fixity

  2. looseness(noun)

    freedom from restraint

    "the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made"

    Synonyms:
    dissolution, licentiousness, profligacy, play, diarrhea, dissipation, looseness of the bowels, diarrhoea

    Antonyms:
    fastness, fixture, fixedness, tautness, secureness, fixity, tightness

  3. looseness(noun)

    a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice

    "misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression"

    Synonyms:
    dissolution, licentiousness, profligacy, play, diarrhea, dissipation, looseness of the bowels, diarrhoea

    Antonyms:
    tautness, fixedness, fastness, fixture, fixity, secureness, tightness

  4. looseness(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dissolution, licentiousness, profligacy, play, diarrhea, dissipation, looseness of the bowels, diarrhoea

    Antonyms:
    fixity, fixedness, fastness, tautness, secureness, tightness, fixture

  5. looseness, play(noun)

    movement or space for movement

    "there was too much play in the steering wheel"

    Synonyms:
    turn, manoeuvre, dramatic play, dissipation, period of play, shimmer, play, bid, diarrhea, maneuver, romp, dissolution, caper, swordplay, looseness of the bowels, fun, sport, frolic, licentiousness, playing period, free rein, child's play, gambling, gaming, profligacy, gambol, diarrhoea, drama

    Antonyms:
    fixture, fixity, secureness, tautness, tightness, fastness, fixedness

  6. profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, looseness(noun)

    dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

    Synonyms:
    waste, adjournment, prodigality, dissipation, dissolution, wastefulness, diarrhea, play, looseness of the bowels, dissolving, licentiousness, extravagance, wantonness, profligacy, breakup, diarrhoea, disintegration

    Antonyms:
    tautness, secureness, fastness, tightness, fixedness, fixture, fixity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. looseness(n)

    Synonyms:
    laxity, slackness, relaxation

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How to say looseness in sign language?

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How to use looseness in a sentence?

  1. John Calvin:

    . . . I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.


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