Narrowness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
Thinness
<- N
PARAG:Narrowness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ narrowness
narrowness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ closeness
closeness
exility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exiguity
exiguity
&c.(little) 193
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ line
line
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hair's breadth
hair's breadth
finger's breadth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ strip
strip
streak
vein
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ thinness
thinness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tenuity
tenuity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ emaciation
emaciation
macilency
marcor|
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ shaving
shaving
slip
&c.(filament) 205
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ thread paper
thread paper
skeleton
shadow
anatomy
spindleshanks
lantern jaws
mere skin and bone
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ middle constriction
middle constriction
stricture
neck
waist
isthmus
wasp
hourglass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ ridge
ridge
ghaut
ghat
pass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ ravine
ravine
&c. 198
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ narrowing
narrowing
coarctation
angustation
tapering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ contraction
contraction
&c. 195
PARAG:Narrowness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be narrow
be narrow
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ narrow
narrow
taper
contract
&c. 195
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render narrow
render narrow
&c.->Adj.
PARAG:Narrowness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ narrow
narrow
close
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ slender
slender
thin
fine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ thread-like
thread-like
&c.(filament) 205
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ finespun
finespun
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ taper
taper
slim
slight-made
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scant
scant
scanty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spare
spare
delicate
incapacious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contracted
contracted
&c. 195
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unexpanded
unexpanded
&c.(expand &c. 194) ???
slender as a thread
=>(in reference to people or animals)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ emaciated
emaciated
lean
meager
gaunt
macilent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ lank
lank
lanky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ weedy
weedy
skinny
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ scrawny
scrawny
=>(U.S.)
slinky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ starved
starved
starveling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ herring gutted
herring gutted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ worn to a shadow
worn to a shadow
lean as a rake
=>(Chaucer)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ thin as a lath
thin as a lath
thin as a whipping post
thin as a wafer
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ hatchet-faced
hatchet-faced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ in reference to people or animals \\ lantern-jawed
lantern-jawed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ attenuated
attenuated
shriveled
extenuated
tabid
marcid|
barebone
rawboned

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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