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Definition of slender:

  1. Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
  2. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.
  3. Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
  4. Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
  5. Uttered with a thin tone; - the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.
  6. Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.

Synonyms:

limber, flimsy, rawboned, weedy, thin, keen, delicate, pure, comminuted, fleshless, lank, graceful, clear, beautiful, subtile, splendid, polished, supple, small, smooth, negligible, urbane, subtle, dainty, slim, bony, sparse, little, gaunt, clarified, fragile, svelte, big, meager, lean, lithe, lissome, lissom, fat, faint, exquisite, spare, outside, refined, handsome, slight, minute, sharp, elegant, excellent, lithesome, nice, remote, angular, spare, sylphlike, gauzy, sensitive, narrow, twiggy.

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