- n 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
- n relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
- n the property of an attractively thin person
- She concealed her slenderness in an embonpoint of drapery, revealed the toes of her slippers.
- The investigators find that body build seems to be controlled by many factors, with fleshiness tending slightly to dominate over slenderness.
- But he does get the girl, which, it seems, helps him learn to like himself a little betterwhich, it seems, may imply slenderness to come.
- Renzo Piano in San Francisco Chronicle
It's a sad story. ...... I loved that project,Piano said last week while visiting the academy. "The mix of functions and volumes, the fragmentation, the slenderness (of each tower)."