AskDefine | Define denseness

Dictionary Definition

denseness

Noun

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]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

  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.
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1