limpness
noun see limp III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Limpness — Limp ness, n. The quality or state of being limp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limpness — Ⅰ. limp [1] ► VERB 1) walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot. 2) (of a damaged ship or aircraft) proceed with difficulty. ► NOUN ▪ a limping gait. ORIGIN related to obsolete limphalt «lame». Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • limpness — See limply. * * * …   Universalium

  • limpness — noun Property of being limp …   Wiktionary

  • limpness — limp·ness || lɪmpnɪs n. droopiness, lack of stiffness; lack of energy; frailness, weakness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limpness — limp·ness …   English syllables

  • limpness — noun a flabby softness • Syn: ↑flabbiness, ↑flaccidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑flaccid (for: ↑flaccidity), ↑flabby (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • limp — Ⅰ. limp [1] ► VERB 1) walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot. 2) (of a damaged ship or aircraft) proceed with difficulty. ► NOUN ▪ a limping gait. ORIGIN related to obsolete limphalt «lame». Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • limply — Ⅰ. limp [1] ► VERB 1) walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot. 2) (of a damaged ship or aircraft) proceed with difficulty. ► NOUN ▪ a limping gait. ORIGIN related to obsolete limphalt «lame». Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • flabbiness — noun a flabby softness • Syn: ↑limpness, ↑flaccidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑flaccid (for: ↑flaccidity), ↑flabby, ↑limp ( …   Useful english dictionary

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