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Definition 1: the property of having little body fat - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for thinness in the sense of this definition

(thinness is a kind of ...) an attribute of the body

(... is a kind of thinness ) the bodily property of lacking flesh

(... is a kind of thinness ) extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

(... is a kind of thinness ) the property of an attractively thin person

(... is a kind of thinness ) the property of being lean and tough and sinewy

Definition 2: relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where thinness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tenuity of a hair
  • the thinness of a rope

Synonyms for thinness in the sense of this definition

(thinness is a kind of ...) the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)

Definition 3: a consistency of low viscosity - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where thinness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he disliked the thinness of the soup

(thinness is a kind of ...) the property of holding together and retaining its shape

"wool has more body than rayon" "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"

(... is a kind of thinness ) the property of flowing easily

"adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased" "they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer"

(... is a kind of thinness ) the property of resembling the viscosity of water

Definition 4: the property of being very narrow or thin - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where thinness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he marvelled at the fineness of her hair

Synonyms for thinness in the sense of this definition

(thinness is a kind of ...) the property of being narrow; having little width

"the narrowness of the road"

Definition 5: the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for thinness in the sense of this definition

(thinness is a kind of ...) the quality of being meager

"an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"

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