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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity; The property of having little or no contrast; The property of having two dimensions; A deficiency in flavor; A want of animation or brilliance.

Usage examples (40)
  • The almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style
  • It needed lemon juice to sharpen the flatness of the dried lentils
  • Whatever you were doing pursuant to flatness is a particular: it is its own witness.
  • My reservations about Mr. Galassi's translations have to do with a certain flatness of tone. for more
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