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Meaning of FITNESS

Pronunciation:  f'itnus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the condition of being suitable; "they had to prove their fitness for the position"
  2. [n]  the quality of being qualified
  3. [n]  good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
  4. [n]  fitness to traverse the seas

FITNESS is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fittingness, good condition, good shape, physical fitness, seaworthiness
 Antonyms: bad condition, poor shape, unfitness, unfitness
 See Also: competence, competency, condition, fettle, makings, qualification, shape, soundness, suitability, suitableness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fit"ness\, n.
The state or quality of being fit; as, the fitness of
measures or laws; a person's fitness for office.

 Definition: the measure of how well an individual or population is adapted to a specific ecological niche.
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