1 relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; "the tenuity of a hair"; "the thinness of a rope" [syn: tenuity, slenderness] [ant: thickness]
3 the property of being very narrow or thin; "he marvelled at the fineness of her hair" [syn: fineness]
4 a consistency of low viscosity; "he disliked the thinness of the soup" [ant: thickness]
- The state of being thin.
Lenten fare, admission of light, airiness, airy nothing, airy texture, attenuation, austerity, bodilessness, chinchiness, chintziness, clarity, clearness, crystal-clearness, crystallinity, deadness, delicacy, diaphaneity, diaphanousness, dilutedness, dilution, ethereality, exiguity, exiguousness, exility, fewness, filminess, fineness, flatness, flavorlessness, flightiness, flimsiness, fluffiness, frailty, frivolousness, frothiness, gauziness, glassiness, glasslikeness, gossameriness, gracility, immateriality, inanity, incorporeality, infrequency, insipidity, insipidness, insolidity, insubstantiality, jejuneness, jejunity, laciness, lack of depth, leanness, lifelessness, lightness, limpidity, lucidity, meagerness, meanness, mildness, miserliness, mistiness, narrowness, niggardliness, nonopacity, paltriness, paperiness, parsimony, paucity, pellucidity, puniness, rareness, rarity, restrictedness, saplessness, savorlessness, scantiness, scantness, scarcity, scrawniness, scrimpiness, shallow-wittedness, shallowness, sheerness, show-through, skimpiness, slenderness, slightness, slim pickings, slimness, smallness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, staleness, stinginess, stringency, subtility, subtilty, subtlety, superficiality, tastelessness, tenuity, tenuousness, tightness, transmission of light, transparence, transparency, transpicuousness, uncloudedness, unprofoundness, unprofundity, unsavoriness, unsubstantiality, vagueness, vapidity, vitreosity, vitreousness, vitrescence, volatility, wateriness, weakness, wishy-washiness, wispiness