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Slightness  n.  The quality or state of being slight; slenderness; feebleness; superficiality; also, formerly, negligence; indifference; disregard.

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"Slightness" Quotes from Famous Books

... Future, thronged, indistinct and dim, upon his breast. The unconscious and exquisite grace of her form, its touching youth, an air of innocence diffused around it, a something helpless, and pleading to man's protection, in the very slightness of her beautiful but fairy-like proportions, seemed to reproach his treachery, and to awaken whatever of pity or human softness ...
— Calderon The Courtier - A Tale • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Words linked to "Slightness" :   joke, slenderness, littleness, thinness, unimportance, triviality, leanness, slight, delicacy, smallness, slimness, puniness, spareness

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