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English noun: thinness

1. thinness (attribute) relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width


SamplesThe tenuity of a hair.
The thinness of a rope.


Synonymsslenderness, tenuity


Broader (hypernym)dimension


Antonymsthickness

2. thinness (attribute) the property of having little body fat


Synonymsleanness, spareness


Broader (hypernym)bodily property


Narrower (hyponym)boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration, scrawniness, skinniness, slenderness, slightness, slimness, wiriness


Antonymsfatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat

3. thinness (attribute) the property of being very narrow or thin


SamplesHe marvelled at the fineness of her hair.


Synonymsfineness


Broader (hypernym)narrowness

4. thinness (attribute) the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness


Synonymsspareness, sparseness, sparsity


Broader (hypernym)exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness

5. thinness (attribute) a consistency of low viscosity


SamplesHe disliked the thinness of the soup.


Broader (hypernym)body, consistence, consistency, eubstance


Narrower (hyponym)fluidity, fluidness, liquidity, liquidness, runniness, wateriness


Antonymsthickness









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