Synonyms for fitness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fit-nis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfɪt nɪs

Top 10 synonyms for fitness Other synonyms for the word fitness

Définition of fitness

Origin :
  • 1570s, from fit (adj.) + -ness.
  • noun good condition
  • noun appropriateness
Example sentences :
  • It did not occur to him to question his fitness for the work.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The young girl no longer listened to these reasons of the fitness of things.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Only this very morning I read her a sermon upon 'Propriety, and the fitness of things.'
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • The place had an Homeric simplicity and beauty which touched his sense of fitness.
  • Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Candidates must only be proposed for their fitness, and opposed on the ground of unfitness.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • Hence the fitness of beautiful, not useful things, for gifts.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • His want of skill in other directions has added to his fitness for his own work.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • With an odd sense of fitness they had dressed themselves in black.
  • Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
  • He wanted to curse his brother, yet was he too overwhelmed by the sense of the fitness of this punishment.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • Besides, their fitness or unfitness has nothing to do with it.
  • Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson

Antonyms for fitness

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