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fineness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fineness

  1. 1 the quality or state of being little in size the fineness of the grains of sand enhances the appeal of the beach Synonyms diminutiveness, smallness, littleness, puniness, slightnessRelated Words petiteness; minuteness, tininess; meagerness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, skimpiness, slenderness, slimness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequatenessNear Antonyms enormity, enormousness, grossness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, magnitude, mountainousness, prodigiousness, stupendousness; extensiveness, vastness; excessiveness, extravagance, extremeness, immoderacy; abundance, ampleness, bountifulness, copiousness, generosity, healthiness, liberality; adequacy, sufficiency; heaviness, heftiness, weightiness; bulkiness, massiveness, voluminousnessAntonyms bigness, grandness, greatness, largeness, magnitude

  2. 2 the quality or state of being very accurate the fineness of the telescope's lens and mirror Synonyms accuracy, accurateness, closeness, delicacy, exactitude, exactness, precision, nicety, perfection, preciseness, rigor, rigorousness, ultraprecision, veracityRelated Words correctness, fidelity, rightness, strictness, truth; definiteness, definitiveness, definitude, determinacy; nicety, subtlety; care, carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, persnicketinessNear Antonyms approximation, roundness; falseness, falsity, incorrectness, wrongness; carelessness, guesswork, looseness; indefiniteness, vaguenessAntonyms coarseness, impreciseness, imprecision, inaccuracy, inexactitude, inexactness, roughness

  3. 3 the state or quality of having a delicate structure the fineness of the cat's bones Synonyms daintiness, exquisiteness, delicacy, fragility, frangibilityRelated Words diaphanousness, flimsiness, insubstantiality, wispiness; brittleness, crumbliness, friabilityNear Antonyms firmness, solidity; strengthAntonyms coarseness, crudeness, crudity, roughness, rudeness

  4. 4 dignified or restrained beauty of form, appearance, or style there's a fineness to the jewelry designs of Fabergé that elevates them to the level of decorative art Synonyms class, classiness, courtliness, elegancy, elegance, grace, gracefulness, handsomeness, majesty, refinement, statelinessRelated Words augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, grandeur, grandness, lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, magnificence, nobility, nobleness, opulence, ornateness, plushiness, plushness, resplendence, resplendency, richness, splendor, sumptuousness; artfulness, chic, polish, sophistication, taste, tastefulness; choiceness, classicism, dignity, exquisiteness, restraint, simplicity; affectedness, grandiosity, ostentation, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, showinessNear Antonyms coarseness, crudeness, flamboyance, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, grotesqueness, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), kitsch, tastelessness, tawdriness, vulgarityAntonyms gracelessness, inelegance


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