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noun as in thinness

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The lankiness of Camilla is somewhat objectionable, but the head is exquisitely animated.

Already she was tall for her age, with something of that lankiness which marks the early development of a really fine figure.

Her height told well, when her lankiness was overcome, and her hair was disposed so as to set off her features to advantage.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lankiness, such as: emaciation, gauntness, leanness, scrawniness, skinniness, and slenderness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.