narrowness

  • 1 Narrowness — Nar row*ness, n. [AS. nearunes.] The condition or quality of being narrow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 narrowness — index intolerance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Narrowness — (Roget s Thesaurus) Thinness < N PARAG:Narrowness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 narrowness narrowness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 closeness closeness exility Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity &c.(little) 193 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 line …

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  • 4 narrowness — noun 1. the property of being narrow; having little width (Freq. 1) the narrowness of the road • Ant: ↑wideness • Derivationally related forms: ↑narrow • Hypernyms: ↑width, ↑ …

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  • 5 narrowness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Restricted width Nouns 1. narrowness, closeness, exiguity, littleness; thinness, tenuity, emaciation; narrowing; tapering, contraction; finger s or hair s breadth, line; strip, streak, vein. 2. shaving,… …

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  • 6 narrowness — narrow ► ADJECTIVE (narrower, narrowest) 1) of small width in comparison to length. 2) limited in extent, amount, or scope. 3) barely achieved: a narrow escape. ► VERB 1) become or make narrower. 2) …

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  • 7 narrowness — noun see narrow I …

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  • 8 narrowness — See narrowish. * * * …

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  • 9 narrowness — noun a) the state of being narrow b) a constriction …

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  • 10 narrowness — nar·row·ness || nærəʊnɪs n. state of being narrow; lack of breadth …

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  • 11 narrowness — n 1. closeness, nearness, tightness, tight squeeze, confinement; crowdedness, incommo diousness, Obs. incapaciousness; straitness, restriction, restrictedness, attenuation, reduction, curtailment, constriction, limitation, circumscription;… …

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  • 12 narrowness — nar·row·ness …

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  • 13 Dwelling Narrowness — Wo Ju redirects here. Dwelling Narrowness (Chinese: 蜗居; pinyin: Wōjū), also known literally as Snail House, was a 2009 television series broadcast in Mainland China, based on a 2007 novel of the same name. It depicts two sisters struggling with… …

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  • 14 free from narrowness — index liberal (not literal) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 leptoprosopia — Narrowness of the face. [lepto + G. prosopon, face] * * * lep·to·pro·so·pia (lep″to pro soґpe ə) [lepto + prosop + ia] narrowness of the face, with slender features, round, open orbits, long nose, narrow nostrils, and small mouth.… …

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  • 16 steno- — Narrowness, constriction; opposite of eury . [G. stenos, narrow] * * * prefix denoting 1. narrow. Example: stenocephaly (narrowness of the head). 2. constricted …

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  • 17 stenocrotaphy, stenocrotaphia — Narrowness of the skull in the temporal region; the condition of a stenobregmate skull. [steno + G. krotaphos, temple] …

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  • 18 stenostomia — Narrowness of the oral cavity. [steno + G. stoma, mouth] * * * (stenostomy) n. the abnormal narrowing of an opening, such as the opening of the bile duct …

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  • 19 thoracostenosis — Narrowness of the chest. [thoraco + G. stenosis, narrowing] * * * tho·ra·co·ste·no·sis (thor″ə ko stə noґsis) [thoraco + stenosis] abnormal contraction of the chest wall …

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  • 20 narrow — [[t]næ̱roʊ[/t]] ♦♦ narrower, narrowest, narrows, narrowing, narrowed 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is narrow measures a very small distance from one side to the other, especially compared to its length or height. ...through the town s narrow… …

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