Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being topheavy.

Etymologies

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topheavy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I pointed out way back in March, 2007, that there was gossip in Trenton circles of the difficulties and that eyebrows were raised about administrative topheaviness and the abandonment of a professionally-driven endowment effort.

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  • At the same time, eyebrows have been raised over the organization's administrative topheaviness as well as the abandonment of a professionally-driven endowment effort.

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  • Even the defects, if so they may be called, are there, and a slight topheaviness of the figures serves but to accentuate the likeness.

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • It was this latest manœuvre that aggravated the natural topheaviness of the chair, and endangered its balance.

    Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances

  • The most popular approach currently is to shuffle money around quickly, so shareholders can take advantage of the short-term profits generated by squeezing the workers, then get out before the company gets caught breaking a law or just crumples of its own topheaviness.

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  • He meant that capitalism would fall on its own accord from bloat and topheaviness, and that Communists would be shovel-ready to pile dirt on the corpse.

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  • Their forms, however, during about three minutes of visibility, showed no change, although of so apparently unstable a character as to suggest to Arago "mountains on the point of crumbling into ruins" through topheaviness. [

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition

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