Flimsiness
Flimsiness Flim"si*ness, n. The state or quality of being flimsy. [1913 Webster]

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  • flimsiness — flimsy ► ADJECTIVE (flimsier, flimsiest) 1) weak and insubstantial. 2) (of clothing) light and thin. 3) (of a pretext or account) weak; unconvincing. ► NOUN (pl. flimsies) Brit. 1) very thin paper …   English terms dictionary

  • flimsiness — noun see flimsy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flimsiness — See flimsily. * * * …   Universalium

  • flimsiness — noun The quality of being flimsy …   Wiktionary

  • flimsiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being infirm or physically weak: debility, decrepitude, delicacy, delicateness, feebleness, fragileness, fragility, frailness, frailty, infirmity, insubstantiality, puniness, unsoundness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • flimsiness — flim·si·ness || flɪmzɪnɪs n. weakness; unsturdiness, unstableness; quality of being poorly made …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flimsiness — flim·si·ness …   English syllables

  • flimsiness — noun the property of weakness by virtue of careless construction • Syn: ↑shoddiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑shoddy (for: ↑shoddiness), ↑flimsy • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • delicacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sensitiveness, tact, nicety; frailty, daintiness, exactness; tidbit, dainty; discrimination, taste, fastidiousness. See beauty, food, skill, pleasure, brittleness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fineness of… …   English dictionary for students

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