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slightness

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  1. 1 the quality or state of being little in size the old photograph shows a man whose slightness of build seems at variance with his reputation as a robust outdoorsman Synonyms of slightness diminutiveness, fineness, littleness, puniness, smallnessWords Related to slightness petiteness; minuteness, tininess; meagerness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, skimpiness, slenderness, slimness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequatenessNear Antonyms of slightness enormity, enormousness, grossness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, magnitude, mountainousness, prodigiousness, stupendousness; extensiveness, vastness; excessiveness, extravagance, extremeness, immoderacy; abundance, ampleness, bountifulness, copiousness, generosity, healthiness, liberality; adequacy, sufficiency; heaviness, heftiness, weightiness; bulkiness, massiveness, voluminousnessAntonyms of slightness bigness, grandness, greatness, largeness, magnitude

  2. 2 the state or quality of having little weight his slightness will serve him well if he ever decides to become a jockey Synonyms of slightness lightness, weightlessnessWords Related to slightness airiness, delicacy, ethereality, etherealness; flimsiness, fluffiness, insubstantialityNear Antonyms of slightness solidity, solidness, substantialityAntonyms of slightness heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, weightiness

  3. 3 the quality or state of being unimportant most moviegoers were not in the least bothered by the slightness of the plot—they were there for the special effects in any event Synonyms of slightness immateriality, inconsequence, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness, insignificancy, littleness, negligibility, nullity, pettiness, insignificance, smallness, trivialityWords Related to slightness emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessnessNear Antonyms of slightness substance, value, worthAntonyms of slightness bigness, consequence, import, importance, magnitude, moment, significance, weight, weightiness


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