English noun: tightness
|1.||tightness (state) a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit|
|Broader (hypernym)||deficiency, lack, want|
|2.||tightness (cognition) a tight feeling in some part of the body|
|Samples||He felt a constriction in her chest.|
She felt an alarming tightness in her chest.
Emotion caused a constriction of his throat.
|3.||tightness (attribute) the spatial property of being crowded together|
|Synonyms||compactness, concentration, denseness, density|
|Broader (hypernym)||spacing, spatial arrangement|
|4.||tightness (attribute) extreme stinginess|
|Synonyms||closeness, meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||littleness, miserliness, pettiness, smallness|
|5.||tightness (attribute) lack of movement or room for movement|
|Broader (hypernym)||immovability, immovableness|