looseness looseness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
  2. (n) freedom from restraint
  3. (n) a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice
  4. (n) the quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints
  5. (n) movement or space for movement
  6. (n) dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

Usage(s):

  • It has a new Constitution because Nazis say so, and the looseness of the whole operation was basically characteristic of the way in which Germany is ruled today.

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  1. "His knee appeared stable on the practice field," Payton said. "A lot of times you can tell right away if there's looseness in the joint, but there appeared to be pretty good stability."
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Sean Payton Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "It's like in the first half we feel out the game and don't play with an urgency, especially defensively," said Nuggets head coach George Karl. "When we're scoring points, we kind of have a looseness defensively, and then when we try to...
    on Apr 19, 2006 By: George Karl Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "It's just a matter of pain and dealing with it," Smith said of his shoulder. "There was going to be some of that (looseness) at the beginning of the game anyway. You take that one dump shot on the sideline, it was avoidable. Then the next...
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Alex Smith Source: Sports Network

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