Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / straightness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

QUIZZES

Outwit The Snollygosters With This Word Of The Day Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The care shown in rearing insures a perfect straightness of stem, and an equable diameter of about an inch or an inch and a half.
But the grey in this case was not so pure, nor were the straightness and the slenderness so maidenly.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Under this imputation on her straightness Miriam flinched but for an instant.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
My attention was arrested by the apparent straightness of the range, and the uniform height of the ridge.
Her nose was of patrician straightness, and the curves of her mouth came from generations of proud ancestors.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
But if other people positively insisted that he should deviate from straightness, very well; that was their lookout.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
Pippin went to the pile and selected a stick with great care, squinting along it to observe the straightness of the grain.
PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
Rectus, rek′tus, n. a muscle so called from the straightness of its course:—pl.
As she had done before, she remarked upon the massiveness of the walls and the straightness of the window openings.
UP THE FORKED RIVEREDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
For their proverbial straightness, however, the Osages are perhaps more famous than any of the other prairie Indians.

WORDS RELATED TO STRAIGHTNESS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

frumiousadjective | [froo-mee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION
Hate Typos? Get Grammar Coach