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  • as inlack
  • as inpaucity
  • as insmallness

synonyms for slightness

  • absence
  • dearth
  • inadequacy
  • loss
  • paucity
  • poverty
  • reduction
  • scarcity
  • shortage
  • shortcoming
  • shortfall
  • abridgement
  • curtailment
  • decrease
  • default
  • defect
  • deficit
  • depletion
  • deprivation
  • destitution
  • distress
  • exigency
  • exiguity
  • inferiority
  • insufficiency
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • necessity
  • privation
  • retrenchment
  • scantiness
  • shortness
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • stint
  • want
  • insufficience

antonyms for slightness

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • affluence
  • enough
  • excess
  • plenty
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • addition
  • advantage
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • increase
  • perfection
  • extra
  • lot
  • plethora
  • profusion
  • surplus
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    How to use slightness in a sentence

    The apparent slightness of these English changes reveals their deliberate subtlety.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    But the slightness of structure which allowed voices to be heard within the lodge also allowed them to be heard without.
    TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
    The death of his sweetheart forces one man to reflect anew on the slightness of life's pleasures and the depth of life's griefs.
    A MERE ACCIDENTGEORGE MOORE
    But chiefly he slept, dreaming little because of his loss of blood and the slightness of his food.
    TALES OF SPACE AND TIMEHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
    Height and length of limb give distinction; slightness gives grace; women are squat!
    OSCAR WILDE, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)FRANK HARRIS
    They talked now of slightest things, the slightness proving how far intimacy had travelled, comparing childish memories.
    PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
    His square shoulders, commanding height, and military erectness were thus emphasized, as was her own feminine slightness.
    THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
    This little sketch, in spite of its extreme slightness, really deserves to become classical.
    VIEWS AND REVIEWSHENRY JAMES
    The clothes had been carefully padded to conceal the extreme slightness of her figure.
    A SEARCH FOR A SECRET (VOL 3 OF 3)G. A. HENTY
    If it still wanted massiveness, his countenance had relinquished its former slightness and look of almost girlish fragility.
    THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. II (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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