slimness


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slim

 (slĭm)
adj. slim·mer, slim·mest
1. Small in girth or thickness in proportion to height or length; slender.
2. Small in quantity or amount; meager: slim chances of success.
intr. & tr.v. slimmed, slim·ming, slims
1. To become or make slim.
2. To lose or cause to lose weight, as by dieting or exercise.

[Dutch, bad, sly, from Middle Dutch slimp, slim, bad, crooked.]

slim′ly adv.
slim′mer n.
slim′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slimness - a small margin; "the president was not humbled by his narrow margin of victory"; "the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote"
margin - an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory"
2.slimness - the property of an attractively thin person
leanness, spareness, thinness - the property of having little body fat
Translations
نَحافَه
štíhlost
slankhed
karcsúság
òaî aî vera grannvaxinn
štíhlosť
inceliknarinlik

slimness

[ˈslɪmnɪs] Ndelgadez f

slimness

n
Schlankheit f; (of ankle, waist etc)Schmalheit f; (of volume)Dünne f
(of resources, profits)Magerkeit f; (of majority)Knappheit f; because of the slimness of their chancesweil ihre Chancen so gering waren

slimness

[ˈslɪmnɪs] n (goal of slimmer) → l'essere magro/a; (of ankle, wrist, book) → sottigliezza (fig) (of resources) → scarsità, insufficienza

slim

(slim) adjective
1. not thick or fat; thin. She has a slim, graceful figure; Taking exercise is one way of keeping slim.
2. not good; slight. There's still a slim chance that we'll find the child alive.
verbpast tense, past participle slimmed
to use means (such as eating less) in order to become slimmer. I mustn't eat cakes – I'm trying to slim.
ˈslimming noun
the process or practice of trying to become slimmer. Slimming should be done carefully.
ˈslimness noun
References in classic literature ?
While she was near Seth's tall figure, she looked short, but when she had mounted the cart, and was away from all comparison, she seemed above the middle height of woman, though in reality she did not exceed it--an effect which was due to the slimness of her figure and the simple line of her black stuff dress.
This get-up suited him but it also changed him extremely by doing away with the effect of flexible slimness he produced in his evening clothes.
One of our favorite youths, Jack, a splendid young fellow with a head full of good sense, and a pair of legs that were a wonder to look upon in the way of length and straightness and slimness, used to report progress every morning in the most glowing and spirited way, and say:
Looking like the lovely ghost of herself, her graceful slimness wrapped in her soft white shawl, the rounded infantine mouth and cheek inevitably suggesting mildness and innocence, Rosamond paused at three yards' distance from her visitor and bowed.
Her complexion was delicate and perfectly natural, the graceful lines of her figure suggested more the immaturity of youth than any undue slimness.
The women (let us put the worst judges first) had long since discovered that she wanted that indispensable elegance of figure which is derived from slimness of waist and length of limb.
Stoutness and slimness seem to be matters of predestination," said Anne.
the Duke, he speedily convinced Jos that the Pumpernickel mineral springs and the Doctor's particular treatment would infallibly restore the Bengalee to youth and slimness.
Lucy, who had laid aside her black for the first time, and had her pretty slimness set off by an abundant dress of white crape, was the acknowledged queen of the occasion; for this was one of the Miss Guests' thoroughly condescending parties, including no member of any aristocracy higher than that of St.
The attention to design details continues with the curved design, which gives the phone an elegant slimness at the edges, and making it a pleasure to hold.
Forty-nine overweight adults were tested for a microbe species called akkermansia muciniphila, which is associated with slimness and good glucose tolerance.
CINDER's remarkable slimness offers outstanding visual clarity and crystal-feel on the fingers, while preserving the features and functions of the iPhone 6.