HyperDic: flatness

English > 5 senses of the word flatness:
NOUNattributeflatness, two-dimensionality, planenessthe property of having two dimensions
communicationflatnessa want of animation or brilliance
cognitionflatnessa deficiency in flavor
attributeflatness, lusterlessness, lustrelessness, mat, matt, mattethe property of having little or no contrast
attributeflatness, languor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegminactivity / inactivity
flatness > pronunciation
Soundsflae'tnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > flatness: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of having two dimensions.
Synonymstwo-dimensionality, planeness
BroaderdimensionalityThe spatial property of having dimensions
Adjectivesflathaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
flathaving a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
flatflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
English > flatness: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA want of animation or brilliance.
Example"the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style"
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Adjectivesflatlacking the expected range or depth
flatsounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
flatlacking stimulating characteristics / characteristics
English > flatness: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA deficiency in flavor.
Example"it needed lemon juice to sharpen the flatness of the dried lentils"
Broadertaste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perceptionThe sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Spanishinsipidez, sosería
Adjectivesflatlacking taste or flavor or tang
English > flatness: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss.
Synonymslusterlessness, lustrelessness, mat, matt, matte
BroaderdullnessA lack of visual brightness
Spanishmate, matidez
Catalanmat
Adjectivesflatlacking contrast or shading between tones
flatnot reflecting light
English > flatness: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaninginactivity / inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy.
Synonymslanguor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm
Broaderinactiveness, inactivity, inertiaA disposition to remain inactive or inert
Spanishlanguidez, letargo
Catalanletargia

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