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English noun: slenderness

1. slenderness (attribute) the quality of being slight or inadequate

SamplesHe knew the slenderness of my wallet.
The slenderness of the chances that anything would be done.
The slenderness of the evidence.

Broader (hypernym)deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency

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

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

Synonymstenuity, thinness

Broader (hypernym)dimension


3. slenderness (attribute) the property of an attractively thin person

Synonymsslightness, slimness

Broader (hypernym)leanness, spareness, thinness

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