Definition of Thinness

1. Noun. Relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width. "The thinness of a rope"

Exact synonyms: Slenderness, Tenuity
Generic synonyms: Dimension
Derivative terms: Slender, Slender, Tenuous, Thin
Antonyms: Thickness



2. Noun. The property of having little body fat.
Exact synonyms: Leanness, Spareness
Generic synonyms: Bodily Property
Specialized synonyms: Scrawniness, Skinniness, Boniness, Bonyness, Emaciation, Gauntness, Maceration, Slenderness, Slightness, Slimness, Wiriness
Antonyms: Fatness
Derivative terms: Lean, Thin

3. Noun. The property of being very narrow or thin. "He marvelled at the fineness of her hair"
Exact synonyms: Fineness
Generic synonyms: Narrowness
Derivative terms: Fine, Thin

4. Noun. The property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness.

5. Noun. A consistency of low viscosity. "He disliked the thinness of the soup"
Generic synonyms: Body, Consistence, Consistency, Eubstance
Specialized synonyms: Fluidity, Fluidness, Liquidity, Liquidness, Runniness, Wateriness
Antonyms: Thickness
Derivative terms: Thin

Definition of Thinness

1. n. The quality or state of being thin (in any of the senses of the word).

Definition of Thinness

1. Noun. The state of being thin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thinness

1. the quality or state of being thin [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thinness

thinkings
thinko
thinkos
thinks
thinkt
thinktank
thinktanker
thinktankers
thinktanks
thinky
thinly
thinned
thinned out
thinner
thinners
thinness (current term)
thinnesses
thinnest
thinning
thinning out
thinning shears
thinnings
thinnish
thinolite
thinolites
thins
thins out
thinspiration
thinspo
thio

Literary usage of Thinness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Photographer by Roger Child Bayley (1906)
"CHAPTER XII INTENSIFICATION AND REDUCTION Intensification—Different processes required by different forms of thinness—Fog— Different reduction ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The Japanese make their toothpicks from fine reeds, which they shave down to the thinness of paper, retaining the reed's strength and pliability. ..."

3. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch (1852)
"Considering the immense variety of valuable natural productions with which Russia abound«, the thinness of the population, and the slavery and ignorance of ..."

4. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1879)
"Skill in hunting.—A bead almanac.—The snn as a compass.—thinness of population. THIRD IN some parts of these forests I saw the Vanilla growing Jo'U.NM. ..."

5. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"When the insect is on the wing, the waving of the elytra, (whose thinness renders the spots thereon transparent,) assisted by the luminous quality peculiar ..."

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