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adj. slen·der·er, slen·der·est
a. Having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin: a slender rod.
b. Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim: "She was slender as a willow shoot is slender—and equally graceful, equally erect" (Frank Norris).
2. Small in amount or extent; meager: slender wages; a slender chance of survival.
[Middle English sclendre, slendre.]
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|Noun||1.||slenderness - the quality of being slight or inadequate; "he knew the slenderness of my wallet"; "the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"; "the slenderness of the evidence"|
|2.||slenderness - relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; "the tenuity of a hair"; "the thinness of a rope"|
dimension - the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
|3.||slenderness - the property of an attractively thin person|
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1. [of person, waist, hand] → delgadez f
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