ricketiness


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rick·et·y

 (rĭk′ĭ-tē)
adj. rick·et·i·er, rick·et·i·est
1. Likely to break or fall apart; shaky.
2. Feeble with age; infirm.
3. Of, having, or resembling rickets.

[From rickets.]

rick′et·i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ricketiness - the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in placericketiness - the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
movability, movableness - the quality of being movable; capable of being moved or rearranged

ricketiness

noun
The quality or condition of being physically unsteady:
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A literal sweatshop, this jerry-built structure is at once concrete, fantastical, and metaphorical, its ricketiness no contradiction of the grinding realities it indexes.