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Lameness

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Noun

1. claudication, gameness, gimp, gimpiness, lameness, limping

disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

2. lameness

an imperfection or defectiveness

Example Sentences:
'a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots'

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Lameness

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adjective
1. 
disabled or crippled in the legs or feet
2. 
painful or weak
a lame back
3. 
weak; unconvincing
a lame excuse
4. 
not effective or enthusiastic
a lame try
5. US slang
conventional or uninspiring
verb
6. (transitive)
to make lame
noun
one of the overlapping metal plates used in armour after about 1330; splint
noun
a. 
a fabric of silk, cotton, or wool interwoven with threads of metal
b. 
(as modifier)
a gold lamé gown

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Lameness

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adjective
1. 
crippled; disabled; esp., having an injured leg or foot that makes one limp
2. 
stiff and very painful
a lame back
3. 
poor, weak, unconvincing, ineffectual, etc.
a lame excuse
verb transitiveWord forms: lamed or ˈlaming
4. 
to make lame
noun US
5.  Slang
a person who is conventional, conservative, old-fashioned, etc.; square
noun
1. 
a thin metal plate
2.  [pl.]
the thin, overlapping metal plates in a piece of armor
noun
a fabric of silk, wool, or cotton interwoven with metallic threads, as of gold or silver

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Lameness

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adj. lam·er, lam·est
1. Disabled so that movement, especially walking, is difficult or impossible: Lame from the accident, he walked with a cane. A lame wing kept the bird from flying.
2. Marked by pain or rigidness: a lame back.
3. Weak or ineffectual: a lame attempt to apologize.
4.
a. Informal Dull or unsatisfactory: That movie was so lame!
b. Slang Socially inappropriate; foolish.
tr.v. lamed, lam·ing, lames
To cause to become lame; cripple.

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