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  • nounslimness
  • nounslenderness

synonyms for thinness

  • emaciation
  • gauntness
  • lankiness
  • leanness
  • scrawniness
  • skinniness
  • slenderness
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antonyms for thinness

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  • avoirdupois
  • fatness
  • solidity
  • thickness
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How to use thinness in a sentence

He opened it, but forgot to read, in consequence of his attention being arrested by the extreme thinness of his hands.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
And a new thing came to me: a shame for my shadow thinness and a desire to build myself into a better physical man.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Here the thinness of the atmosphere began to affect my head with a dull and heavy pain.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
It was designed to hide the thinness of the throat, but gave, besides, a dreadful air of smartness to the poor corpse.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
The Princess's dress was particularly well planned and showed her off well, as the veil concealed the thinness of her neck.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
Did Mrs. Roberts know how homely Sallie gloried in the thinness of that china and the fineness of that napkin?
ESTER RIED YET SPEAKINGISABELLA ALDEN
This makes his manner serious and masculine—rescues it from the thinness of tricks and the coquetries of chic.
PICTURE AND TEXTHENRY JAMES
A good bulb is round, set truly on the tube, and free from lumps of thick glass or places of excessive thinness.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
A striking feature of this camera is its extreme thinness and all-around compactness.
KODAKS AND KODAK SUPPLIES, 1914CANADIAN KODAK COMPANY
It achieved the impossible; it crept upstream inch by inch, escaping disaster after disaster by the thinness of a dime.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO THINNESS

  • anorexia
  • atrophy
  • attenuation
  • boniness
  • consumption
  • haggardness
  • malnutrition
  • marasmus
  • skinniness
  • starvation
  • tabes
  • thinness
  • undernourishment
  • wasting
  • wasting away
  • withering
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