Definitions of tightness
  1. noun
    lack of movement or room for movement
    synonyms: tautness
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    looseness, play
    movement or space for movement
    type of:
    immovability, immovableness
    not capable of being moved or rearranged
  2. noun
    the spatial property of being crowded together
    synonyms: compactness, concentration, denseness, density
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    dispersion, distribution
    the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    type of:
    spacing, spatial arrangement
    the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
  3. noun
    a tight feeling in some part of the body
    “she felt an alarming tightness in her chest”
    synonyms: constriction
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    type of:
    a physical sensation that you experience
  4. noun
    a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    synonyms: stringency
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    type of:
    deficiency, lack, want
    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
  5. noun
    extreme stinginess
    synonyms: closeness, meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness
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    littleness, pettiness, smallness
    lack of generosity in trifling matters
    total lack of generosity with money
    type of:
    a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money
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