English dictionary

Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

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


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.


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


Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk