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See definition of slenderness on Dictionary.com
  • as indelicacy
  • as inpaucity
  • as inthinness

synonyms for slenderness

  • elegance
  • fragility
  • lightness
  • subtlety
  • tenderness
  • airiness
  • debility
  • exquisiteness
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • infirmity
  • smoothness
  • softness
  • tenuity
  • translucency
  • transparency
  • weakness
  • diaphaneity
  • etherealness
  • gossameriness

antonyms for slenderness

MOST RELEVANT
  • strength
  • coarseness
  • heaviness
  • indelicacy
  • inelegance
  • robustness
  • roughness
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How to use slenderness in a sentence

An elegant gentleman was Mr. Wilding, tall, and seeming even taller by virtue of his exceeding slenderness.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
This race differs from the common kind, by the largeness of the body, the slenderness of the legs, and the lustre of the hair.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They incline to slenderness of habit, although varying in stature according to circumstances.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
But the grey in this case was not so pure, nor were the straightness and the slenderness so maidenly.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The length of the work was an important consideration,—long things were not compatible with wide margins and graceful slenderness.
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, 1995, MEMORIAL ISSUEVARIOUS
A bicycle-wheel will serve the purpose very well, owing to the slenderness of its spokes.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
She passed, unnoticing, the pantry door, and flew up to her own rooms which had been done over to suit her new slenderness.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
He is astonished at the slenderness of the evidence upon which previous students have argued for relationship.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
The capillitial threads are remarkable for their graceful slenderness, regularity, and symmetry.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
Alicia added to her dark southern splendor the slenderness and slightly boyish freedom of movement of her father's race.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SLENDERNESS

  • ambrosia
  • banquets
  • bonne bouches
  • dainties
  • delights
  • desserts
  • feasts
  • goodies
  • indulgences
  • luxuries
  • morsels
  • nectar
  • pleasures
  • rarities
  • regalia
  • relishes
  • savories
  • specials
  • sweets
  • tidbits
  • treats
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