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Definition 1: the property of having two dimensions - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for flatness in the sense of this definition

(flatness is a kind of ...) the spatial property of having dimensions

"all matter has dimensionality"

Definition 2: inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where flatness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends

Synonyms for flatness in the sense of this definition

(flatness is a kind of ...) a disposition to remain inactive or inert

"he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"

Definition 3: the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for flatness in the sense of this definition

(flatness is a kind of ...) a lack of visual brightness

"the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea"

Definition 4: a deficiency in flavor - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where flatness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it needed lemon juice to sharpen the flatness of the dried lentils

(flatness is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"the candy left him with a bad taste" "the melon had a delicious taste"

Definition 5: a want of animation or brilliance - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where flatness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

(flatness is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

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