Definitions For Shortness


  • An abrupt discourteous manner
  • The property of being shorter than average stature
  • The property of being of short temporal extent
  • The property of being of short spatial extent
  • The property of being truncated or short
  • The condition of being short of something
  • To or at a point that is not as far as expected or desired : to a point not reaching what is needed for something
  • In a sudden manner
  • For or during a short time
  • Pants that end at or above the knees
  • A short movie
  • A small amount of liquor that you drink quickly


  • To cause (something) to have a short circuit
  • To stop working because of a short circuit

Is Shortness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Shortness is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shortness in a Sentence

  • One of my legs is slightly shorter than the other.
  • He is short for his age.
  • The shortest day of the year
  • He threw the ball short.
  • The bicyclist ahead of me unexpectedly pulled up short and I unavoidably plowed into him
  • The short before the main movie was very funny.
  • The lightning shorted the TV.
  • The hair dryer must have shorted.

Synonyms for Shortness

Antonyms for Shortness

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