thinness


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Synonyms for thinness

relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

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the property of being very narrow or thin

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the property of being scanty or scattered

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Dr Lavis said while researching websites which promoted anorexia, she interviewed a young woman called Miriam, who told her: "There are lots of people who think it's just a vanity thing like, you know, anorexia is just the thinness and wanting to look thin, but it's not a vanity thing, it's not at all.
Moreover, processed on a 25om thin foil in a process flow compatible to a commodity manufacturing infrastructure (flat panel display fabs), the chip addresses the issue of cost and mechanical flexibility, thinness and robustness.
The thinness of the lens cannot be changed as even a slight alteration in the thinness may affect the photo quality.
The study explored on the theory that appearance exposure on the Internet is linked to body image disturbance among adolescent girls and found that specific Facebook activities are closely linked to body dissatisfaction and a drive for thinness.
Boys concerned with thinness were more likely to develop depressive symptoms.
The researchers focused on the potential psychological impact of women buying into this perceived ideal of thinness.
The current consensus indicates that research attempting to further explicate the nature of male body image ought to take into account both antonymic facets of male body image; the drive for muscularity and the drive for thinness (Bergeron & Tylka, 2007).
Preferences also shifted from thinness when "aspirational" images of well dressed, attractive and glamorous larger models were paired with plain pictures of underweight women.
Thus proportion of having thinness was significantly more among the anaemic school children as compared to non anaemic school children.
Thinness is associated with fertility problems in couples trying to conceive naturally, often due to underweight women having irregular periods and producing low levels of the hormone oestrogen.
Each cursive letter arranged, bent blue, blown to linear thinness.
One young Christian woman, Monica, described her teenage fantasies of thinness to me: "I don't know what I was expecting--the happiness, the joy, the feeling of being connected to something.
How come we are quite happy to accept that thinness is in her genes and she was born with an incredibly fast metabolism?
The lower house of parliament passed a bill that would make it illegal for anyone, including magazines, advertisers and websites, to publicly incite extreme thinness.
The incredible thinness of MacBook Air is the result of numerous size and weight-shaving innovations.