Limpness in a sentence

The word "limpness" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of limpness and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Limpness

  • The quality or state of being limp.
  • a flabby softness

How to use limpness in a sentence. Limpness pronunciation.

David gave her an angry shake, on which she toppled over among the fallen stones with an exasperating limpness, and lay there laughing.
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Besides, she wished to convince herself that she had done everything possible to content her husband; she was determined not to be haunted by visions of his wife's limpness under appeal.
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My arms were weak and of a strange, flabby limpness, but they moved.
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About her clung in heart-breaking limpness the ruined voile.
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There are isolated peasant communities in Europe who have kept for centuries the most uncouth and inconvenient attire, while we have run through a dozen variations in the art of attraction by dress, from the most puffed and bulbous ballooning to the extreme of limpness and lankness.
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Mr. Cluyme was one of those persons the effusiveness of whose greeting does not tally with the limpness of their grasp.
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Antonyms: pliability, limpness, flexibility, flaccidity, ease, relaxation, informality. stifling, a. close, oppressive, suffocating.
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Examples of Limpness

Example #1
For the first time since their formal kiss he put his arms round her.
Example #2
He had been absent for a few minutes after a sheep that had got into difficulties in the Red Brook, and when he returned, his volume of Rollin's 'Ancient History'-'Lias's latest loan-which he had imprudently forgotten to take with him, had disappeared.
Example #3
It would please him greatly to see Pansy married to an English nobleman, and justly please him, since this nobleman was so sound a character.
Example #4
It seemed to Isabel that if she could make it her duty to bring about such an event she should play the part of a good wife.
Example #5
So did my left leg; but when I came to the right one I was baffled.
Example #6
I began a series of cautious experiments, designed to discover the trouble.