flatness

Primary Meanings of flatness

1.
n
the property of having two dimensions
2.
n
the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
Full Definitions of flatness
1

n the property of having two dimensions

Synonyms:
planeness, two-dimensionality
Type of:
dimensionality
the spatial property of having dimensions
2

n the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss

Synonyms:
lusterlessness, lustrelessness, mat, matt, matte
Type of:
dullness
a lack of visual brightness

n a want of animation or brilliance

“the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style”
Type of:
expressive style, style
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

n a deficiency in flavor

“it needed lemon juice to sharpen the flatness of the dried lentils”
Type of:
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

n inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

Synonyms:
languor, lethargy, phlegm, sluggishness
Type of:
inactiveness, inactivity, inertia
a disposition to remain inactive or inert

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