fitness

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

fit +‎ -ness, 16th century, physical sense from 1935.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪtnəs/
  • Rhymes: -ɪtnəs

Noun[edit]

fitness (usually uncountable, plural fitnesses)

  1. The condition of being fit, suitable or appropriate.
  2. The cultivation of an attractive and/or healthy physique.
    • 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Carroll has been edging slowly towards full fitness after his expensive arrival from Newcastle United and his partnership with £23m Luis Suarez showed rich promise as Liverpool controlled affairs from start to finish.
  3. (evolutionary theory) An organism's or species' degree of success in finding a mate and producing offspring.
  4. (Britain, slang) The condition of being attractive, fanciable or beautiful.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fitness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfitnesː/, [ˈfit̪ne̞s̠ː]
  • Hyphenation: fit‧ness

Noun[edit]

fitness

  1. fitness (a type of fitness sport)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fitness (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative fitness fitnessit
genitive fitnessin fitnessien
fitnesseiden
fitnesseitten
partitive fitnessiä fitnesseitä
fitnessejä
illative fitnessiin fitnesseihin
singular plural
nominative fitness fitnessit
accusative nom. fitness fitnessit
gen. fitnessin
genitive fitnessin fitnessien
fitnesseiden
fitnesseitten
partitive fitnessiä fitnesseitä
fitnessejä
inessive fitnessissä fitnesseissä
elative fitnessistä fitnesseistä
illative fitnessiin fitnesseihin
adessive fitnessillä fitnesseillä
ablative fitnessiltä fitnesseiltä
allative fitnessille fitnesseille
essive fitnessinä fitnesseinä
translative fitnessiksi fitnesseiksi
instructive fitnessein
abessive fitnessittä fitnesseittä
comitative fitnesseineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fitness.

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fitness m (uncountable)

  1. (physical) fitness

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fitness.

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fitness m inan

  1. aerobics or similar physical exercises

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fitness.

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Noun[edit]

fitness m (uncountable)

  1. fitness (cultivation of an attractive and healthy physique)
  2. (artificial intelligence) fitness (degree of appropriateness of an answer in a genetic algorithm)

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Noun[edit]

fitness m (uncountable)

  1. fitness (cultivation of an attractive and healthy physique)