shortness


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the property of being of short spatial extent

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the condition of being short of something

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the property of being truncated or short

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the property of being of short temporal extent

the property of being shorter than average stature

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an abrupt discourteous manner

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After waiting at home every morning for a fortnight, and inventing every evening a fresh excuse for her, the visitor did at last appear; but the shortness of her stay, and yet more, the alteration of her manner would allow Jane to deceive herself no longer.
You could see by the shortness of Josy's dress that she was very young indeed, and at first this made him shy, as he always is when introduced formally to little girls, and he stood sucking his thumb, and so did she, but soon the stiffness wore off and they sat together on the sofa, holding each other's hands.
Ends, whose cranky eyes justified themselves in his shortness of temper.
Tartar, to lose nothing of his face, in his shortness of sight.
The style of the visit, and the shortness of it, were then felt to be decisive.
The shortness of his visit, the steadiness of his purpose in leaving them, originated in the same fettered inclination, the same inevitable necessity of temporizing with his mother.
I noticed then the abnormal shortness of their legs, and their lank, clumsy feet.
Experiencing shortness of breath, she reported this symptom to her physician during a routine physical and further tests were ordered.
Common asthma symptoms are wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.
The symptoms of COPD range from chronic cough and wheezing to more severe symptoms such as shortness of breath and significant activity limitation.
Many of us suffer from shortness of breath, especially when rushing about.
Talking to reporter here, she said other general symptoms of pneumonia include cough, which may or may not produce chills, fever, sweats, chest pain and shortness of breath.
A 49-YEAR-OLD MAN SOUGHT TREATMENT AT AN urgent care facility after having shortness of breath every morning for 2 weeks.
Others, like shortness of breath and dizziness, are caused by insufficient blood being pumped into organs like the lungs and heart.
Beth Abramson said that patients should pay particular attention to any symptoms like shortness of breath or extreme tiredness.