AskDefine | Define denseness

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1 the quality of being mentally slow and limited [syn: dumbness, slow-wittedness]
2 the spatial property of being crowded together [syn: concentration, density, compactness] [ant: distribution]
3 the amount per unit size [syn: density]

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  1. The quality of being dense, especially in the sense of limited mental capacity.

Usage notes

The word density is more commonly used for the quality of being dense in the physical sense, though both terms are occasionally used interchangeably.
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