Definition of "thinness" []

  • Of relatively small extent from one side or surface to the other; fine or narrow (adjective)
  • Slim or lean (adjective)
  • Sparsely placed; meagre (adjective)
  • Of relatively low density or viscosity (adjective)
  • Weak; poor; insufficient (adjective)
  • (of a photographic negative) having low density, usually insufficient to produce a satisfactory positive (adjective)
  • A climb or pitch on which the holds are few and small (adjective)
  • In order to produce something thin (adverb)
  • To make or become thin or sparse (verb)
  • The state of being thin. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thinness" in a sentence
  • "The Air meets, if not succeeds, expectations, and "the thinness is a big plus," Kay says."
  • "Extreme thinness is fairly obviously unhealthy, as is extreme obesity."
  • ""We just have this crazy idea that thinness is good and fatness is bad," Mr. Blair said."