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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of an attractively thin person; Smallness of stature; The quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous.

Usage examples (38)
  • There is, to be sure, a slightness to Wife's pleasures.
  • There was something of her father in her slightness of build.
  • The sheer good-naturedness of the tune distracts from its slightness.
  • Yet sometimes that style can betray with imprecision or slightness of effect. for more
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