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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lack of movement or room for movement; The physical condition of being stretched or strained.

Usage examples (34)
  • There were marks of fatigue on his face, and that kind of tautness shown by a man driven to the edge of endurance, perhaps beyond.
  • Only Mary heard the tautness underlying his voice.
  • Beneath tautness and concern, exhilaration thrilled.
  • Is the tautness of the structure what appeals to you? for more
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