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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9%) adolescent girls in slums of Dibrugarh were thin (including both Thinness and Severe Thinness).
They said: "It seems that the current ideal of thinness affects women more than their male counterparts and causes more psychological distress in women, which can, in turn, lead to depression.
They said: "The current ideal of thinness affects women more than men and causes more psychological distress in women, which can, in turn, lead to depression.
Background: Female distance runners are predisposed to thinness for performance reasons and at greater risk for health-related consequences than the general population.
Attempting and failing to approximate this unattainable beauty ideal for both men and women may be related with the apparition of disordered eating, as shows the fact that drive for thinness and the pursuit of muscularity are related to eating disorders (Rodgers, Ganchou, Franko, & Chabrol, 2012).
For many athletes and dancers--who have much in common with athletes, given their rigorous physical training--the internalization of thinness norms might also be affected by individual factors.
This society-wide obsession with the thinness and supposed perfection of female bodies is dangerous.
Furthermore, modern Western societies continue to value this aspect, highlighting the link between female attractiveness and thinness (Buote, Wilson, Strahan, Gazzola, & Papps, 2011).
Operating at sub 1V voltage and realized in thin-film transistor technology (TFTs) on plastic film, the chip paves the way for universal sensing applications, such as item level RFID tagging, body area networks (BAN) and environmental monitoring, that require prolonged remote autonomy, and ultimate thinness, flexibility and robustness.
The problem lied on the thinness of the device as it couldn't be changed.
Body dissatisfaction is widespread and growing in Western society, a society obsessed with body shape and thinness.
3 ( ANI ): Certain Facebook photo activities are linked to body dissatisfaction among teen girls that may lead to eating disorders and a drive for thinness, a new study has revealed.
From size-zero models to airbrushed film stars, thinness is portrayed as equaling beauty across Western culture, and it is an ideal often cited as a cause of eating disorder symptoms in young women.
Women who engage in dance training have been reported to be at risk for eating disorders, and it has been hypothesized that expectation of thinness and restricted food intake are formed partly as a result of exposure to thinness related learning (TRL) experiences in this environment, which may increase their risk.
However, little research has been undertaken to explicate the factors implicated in the divergence of male body image disorders amongst body dissatisfied males towards either thinness or muscularity oriented body image concerns.