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  1. shortnessnoun

    the property of being of short spatial extent

    "the shortness of the Channel crossing"

    Synonyms:
    brusqueness, abruptness, truncation, gruffness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    longness, tallness

  2. shortnessnoun

    the condition of being short of something

    "there was no shortness of money"; "can cause shortness of breath"

    Synonyms:
    brusqueness, abruptness, truncation, gruffness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    longness, tallness

  3. shortness, truncationnoun

    the property of being truncated or short

    Synonyms:
    brusqueness, abruptness, truncation, gruffness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    tallness, longness

  4. shortnessnoun

    the property of being of short temporal extent

    "the shortness of air travel time"

    Synonyms:
    brusqueness, abruptness, truncation, gruffness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    longness, tallness

  5. shortnessnoun

    the property of being shorter than average stature

    Synonyms:
    brusqueness, abruptness, truncation, gruffness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    longness, tallness

  6. abruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortnessnoun

    an abrupt discourteous manner

    Synonyms:
    steepness, gruffness, suddenness, precipitance, precipitousness, abruptness, precipitateness, truncation, precipitancy, brusqueness, hoarseness, huskiness, curtness

    Antonyms:
    longness, tallness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shortnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    brevity, briefness, conciseness, laconism, inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency, shortage, deficit

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shortness":

    dyspnea, brevity

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#24556condensation
#37781shortness
#38471truncation
#41093brevity
#59430compactness
#65267dyspnea
#93289directness
#98008hoarseness
#108230steepness
#132515suddenness
#141473conciseness
#190108plainness
#196689abruptness
#305389succinctness

How to use shortness in a sentence?

  1. Patrice Harris:

    If the symptoms don't get better or they worsen you should call your health care provider, the urgent care or the emergency department, and if the shortness of breath is severe, immediately call 911.

  2. Alison Hedervary:

    I don’t have any more shortness of breath. I basically live a normal life, i don’t even think about having this disease whereas before I would worry about my breathing getting worse, but as Dr. Parambil has told me, ‘You can do anything you want to do,’ and I have.

  3. Whitney Gregory:

    The fatigue, shortness of breath and headaches are too much for me to get through the day, i would never be able to keep up with the fast pace of the ER. I feel like a shell of Whitney Gregory.

  4. Max Stier:

    It becomes a question of: How much pain are you willing to inflict yourself going through the confirmation process versus how much you think you can actually do considering the shortness of time and the potential difficulties that may arise.

  5. Suzanne Steinbaum:

    Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a cardiologist and director of women’s heart health at the Heart and Vascular Institute at Lenox Hill Hospitalin New York, told Fox News. Symptoms of ARVD can include palpitations, shortness of breath and fainting. NIKI TAYLOR'S TIPS FOR JUGGLING MOTHERHOOD AND A CAREER Niki said Krissy Taylor never showed any direct symptoms but was generally an anxious person, especially before fashion shoots and go-sees. She would always say ‘ my heart’s beating so fast … I don't know what's going on, ’ so we just thought it was normal butterflies or excitement, but this was probably symptoms that something else was going on, Niki said. Diagnosing ARVD can be challenging, Suzanne Steinbaum said. Diagnosing ARVD’s normal for our heart to pound and pump when we get nervous or anxious, but walking around town and feeling your heart pound and pump is not normal, Suzanne Steinbaum explained. Diagnosing ARVD's really hard to tell the difference between anxiety, stress and really a heart condition, if you have symptoms of shortness of breath, if you have palpitations, if you feel dizzy the first place you have to think is your heart. So what I tell everyone is don't diagnose yourself, just go to the doctor, she added. To help more women understand their risk of heart disease, the number one killer of women, Niki partnered with the American Heart Association and their Go Red for Women campaign. We just want people to go get an EKG( electrocardiogram), your doctor will be able to know if you have heart flutters or an irregular heartbeat like Krissy Taylor did, and it could save your life.


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