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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Thin in diameter; Lacking in strength or fullness; Deficient in body or vigor

Usage examples (35)
  • Her voice sounded weak and thready to her own ear.
  • From these thready parts the species takes its name.
  • When she saw Gray, there was a catch in her thready breath.
  • Elise made a low thready noise and started to cough, hacking. for more
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