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- n. The quality or fact of being free from rigidity, attachment or restraint; not tight, not firmly attached or taut.
- n. A relaxed state regarding principles or accuracy.
- n. Moral laxity; licentiousness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state, condition, or quality, of being loose
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being loose or relaxed; laxness of attachment, adjustment, connection, or coherence: as, the looseness of a cord or a vein; looseness of the skin, of earth, or of the texture of cloth; looseness of expression or of reasoning.
- n. Irregularity; instability; habitual deviation from rules; as applied to conduct, laxity; immorality; disorder.
- n. Flux from the bowels; diarrhea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of movability by virtue of being free from attachment or other restraints
- n. movement or space for movement
- n. dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
- n. frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
- n. a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice
- n. freedom from restraint
From loose + -ness. (Wiktionary)