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Engelsk navneord: stiffness

1. stiffness (om egenskab) the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend


Mindre specifikke termerinelasticity

2. stiffness (om egenskab) the property of moving with pain or difficulty


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck.


Mindre specifikke termerawkwardness, clumsiness

3. stiffness (om egenskab) firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity.


Mindre specifikke termerfirmness, firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve

4. stiffness (om egenskab) the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness


Mindre specifikke termerinelegance


Mere specifikke termergaucherie, rusticity, woodenness

5. stiffness (om egenskab) excessive sternness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeverity of character.
The harshness of his punishment was inhuman.
The rigors of boot camp.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hardness, harshness, inclemency, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity


Mindre specifikke termersternness, strictness









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