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cramped2

[krampt]
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adjective
  1. confined or severely limited in space: cramped closets.
    1. (of handwriting) with characters written small and crowded together.
    2. (of a style of writing) hard to understand; crabbed.
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Origin of cramped2

First recorded in 1670–80; cramp2 + -ed2
Related formscramped·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for crampedness

Historical Examples

  • Bordman put it in the boat, disapproving of the crampedness of the craft.

    Sand Doom

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins


British Dictionary definitions for crampedness

cramped

adjective
  1. closed in; restricted
  2. (esp of handwriting) small and irregular; difficult to read
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