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Princeton's WordNet

  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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How to use tightness in a sentence?

  1. Washington Mystics:

    Shes just had, kind of ongoing, late-in-the-season tightness, weve been able to treat it and its responded pretty well. But its the one nightmare Ive had the last month, is seeing her lying on her back.

  2. 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.

  3. David Fyfe:

    There is no shortage of geopolitical risk among producers but at the moment that is providing a floor to prices because otherwise the market is very well supplied, you morph from premium in times of tightness in the market to a concept of risk floor and that is clearly where we are at the moment.

  4. Virendra Chauhan:

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

  5. Ujwala Kaza:

    An asthma attack is typically when a patient is experiencing symptoms of asthma difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, wheezingand coughing that may not be responsive to the usual rescue inhaler. First of all, make sure you sit the person down. Call for help. If they have not used their inhaler, find it for them and have them use it right away, early intervention can be the difference between life and death.

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