noun see gracile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gracileness — grac·ile·ness …   English syllables

  • gracileness — noun see gracile I …   Useful english dictionary

  • gracile — adjective Etymology: Latin gracilis Date: 1623 1. slender, slight 2. graceful 3. of, relating to, resembling, or being a relatively small slender australopithecine (genus Australopithecus) characterized especially by molars and incisors of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gracile — gracility /gra sil i tee, greuh /, gracileness, n. /gras il/, adj. 1. gracefully slender. 2. slender; thin. [1615 25; < L gracilis slender, slight, thin] * * * …   Universalium

  • tenuity — n 1. tenuousness, flimsiness. See tenuousness. 2. slenderness, thinness, fineness, leanness; gracility, gracileness, delicateness, delicacy; frailty, frailness, fragility, fragileness; sheerness, diaphaneity, diaphan ousness; lightness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • thinness — n 1. leanness, spareness, attenuation, skinniness; narrowness, slenderness, slimness, gracili ty, gracileness, slightness; gauntness, lankness, lankiness, boniness; scrawniness, scragginess, scrubbiness, puniness, runtiness, smallness. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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