flimsiness flimsiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of weakness by virtue of careless construction

Usage(s):

  • Nizer pointed out the flimsiness of the Government's position to Jack Kennedy, who was shocked when Cassini's wife cracked under the strain and killed herself.

News

  • 2003 Cadillac Escalade Reviews

    Lots of interior parts are of sub-par quality, and as a result, numerous things were broken upon buying the vehicle, and more will go as you work on things due to their flimsiness.
    on November 7, 2013     Source: Carsurvey.org

Quotes

  1. "We're going to have to decide earlier to evacuate because it's going to take longer," Barbour said. "And also, because of the flimsiness of the travel trailers, we will probably evacuate sometimes when we didn't really need to. But we can't...
    on Apr 10, 2006 By: Haley Barbour Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. (On ESPN's decision not to initially report the Roethlisberger story, my colleague Peter King wrote, "It's ridiculous for ESPN to not cover this story for two days because of the apparent flimsiness of it, seeing that it's a civil suit and not a...
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Peter King Source: SI.com

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