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  1. stringency, tightnessnoun

    a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit

    Synonyms:
    tautness, parsimoniousness, strictness, constriction, parsimony, stringency, niggardliness, denseness, closeness, tightfistedness, compactness, concentration, minginess, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    play, looseness

  2. constriction, tightnessnoun

    a tight feeling in some part of the body

    "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"

    Synonyms:
    tautness, parsimoniousness, coarctation, constriction, parsimony, chokepoint, closeness, stringency, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, compactness, minginess, bottleneck, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    looseness, play

  3. concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactnessnoun

    the spatial property of being crowded together

    Synonyms:
    immersion, tautness, parsimoniousness, absorption, constriction, parsimony, closeness, assiduousness, stringency, assiduity, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, dumbness, compactness, slow-wittedness, minginess, engrossment, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    play, looseness

  4. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun

    extreme stinginess

    Synonyms:
    nearness, tautness, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching, constriction, parsimony, closeness, stringency, stuffiness, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, beastliness, familiarity, compactness, secretiveness, minginess, intimacy, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    play, looseness

  5. tightness, tautnessnoun

    lack of movement or room for movement

    Synonyms:
    tautness, parsimoniousness, tension, tensity, constriction, parsimony, closeness, stringency, tenseness, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, compactness, minginess, meanness, niggardness, density

    Antonyms:
    play, looseness

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#94809strictness
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#188748dumbness
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#248070assiduity
#270065tenseness
#326183secretiveness

How to use tightness in a sentence?

  1. Virendra Chauhan:

    For WTI (U.S. light crude) there is tightness at Cushing, which will be supportive over July and August.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    I managed to finish the match, had a little bit of tightness in my elbow but hopefully everything will be fine for tomorrow.

  3. Connie LaBouff:

    The single strap hook and loop will allow him to put his shoes on and adjust them to the tightness he personally needs, the reinforced toe means that he will be able to wear a pair he is used to longer without the anxiety of changing shoes.

  4. Guillaume Perret:

    In a counter-intuitive way, the market is showing persistent tightness whereas coal demand is falling in most parts of the world, we think the current rally is overshooting, in a similar way as prices overshot on the way down in January 2016. It is not fueled by a genuine increase in demand but rather by a short- to medium-term delay for spare supply capacity to adjust to demand.

  5. Oliver Nugent:

    Seeing those stock cancellations reverse is a sign that the pull from China (for metal) seems to be letting up, we're hearing that primary smelters (in China) are increasing utilisation rates and tightness in China is being relieved by whatever slack there is outside in the regional market.


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