flabbiness


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a flabby softness

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According to a survey published by the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), the obesity epidemic amongst humans is mirrored by similar flabbiness in pets.
The film's unfocused flabbiness amounts to a wasted opportunity, particularly given the preposterous dearth of good movie roles for women in their 40s.
Just to watch or listen to people who have been through such unimaginable privations brings on a serious attack of flabbiness.
The difficulty lay in their very smallness and flabbiness.
The revolutionary treatment Tostran will also combat other effects of lack of testosterone, such as flabbiness and hair loss.
Pachomius, by contrast, decided that to escape the flabbiness of civilization, a radically simple counterculture or monastic "city" was needed.
Whereas being laid-back is not only not an indication of a lack of moral fibre, irresolution and general mental flabbiness, but a sensible solution to the problem of an increasingly sedentary lifestyle.
Faint suspicion remains that the opera is in need of at least a little distracting makeup, if only to cover over a few blemishes--a weakness in the libretto here and there, a certain flabbiness in the scoring--uncorrected on Puccini's part.
They would rather indulge their own complacency than allow people of faith to hold up a mirror and reflect the increasing moral flabbiness of the secular world.
It is also true that they got bad press in the newspapers, especially from the February 1865 report of the Commissary-General, who blamed his shortages on the inefficient railways and upon the flabbiness of the Richmond government, which failed to implement professional recommendations.
It's a hoot deciding if your Cabernet Sauvignon needs a few more milliliters of Petit Verdot to shore up some flabbiness.
In the same way the relaxing of the formal drive must not be the result of spiritual impotence or flabbiness of thought or will; for this would only degrade man.
In 1942, Jackson was the first to use the term laryngomalacia (from the Greek malakia: morbid softening of part of an organ); he defined it as a softness, flabbiness, or loss of consistency of laryngeal tissues.
After all, our Jase is not yet three years old, although his 6kg flabbiness (about 2kg more than it should be) makes him look decidedly middle-aged - funny how weight does that to people too.
My fingers," he will later recall, "were nearly bitten off by the Fuhrer and I half withdrew my arm, thus assuming a position of grotesque flabbiness.