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Slenderness


SLEN'DERNESS, noun Thinness; smallness of diameter in proportion to the length; as the slenderness of a hair.

2. Want of bulk or strength; as the slenderness of a cord or chain.

3. Weakness; slightness; as the slenderness of a reason.

4. Weakness; feebleness; as the slenderness of a constitution.

5. Want of plenty; as the slenderness of supply.

6. Spareness; as slenderness of diet.