ETYM Latin attenuatus, p. p.
Reduced in strength; SYN. attenuated, faded, weakened.
ETYM Latin flexibilis: cf. French flexible.
1. Able to flex; able to bend easily; SYN. flexile.
2. Bends and snaps back readily without breaking.
3. Extended meanings; capable of change.
1. Containing little excess; SYN. skimpy.
2. Not fat; skinny; trim.
3. Lacking in mineral content or combustible material.
4. Not profitable or prosperous.
5. (Metallurgy) Low in mineral content.
ETYM as. lîthe, for linthe tender, mild, gentle; akin to German lind, gelind, Old High Germ. lindi, Icel. linr, Latin lenis soft, mild, lentus flexible, and as. linnan to yield. Related to Lenient.
Flexible and graceful.
ETYM French, from plier to bend, to fold. Related to Ply.
Having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape
1. Having little width in proportion to the length or height
2. Very narrow; SYN. thin.
3. Being of delicate or light build; SYN. slight, slim.
4. Small in quantity; SYN. slim.
1. Having a slim or delicate build; not stout or massive in body; lacking in strength or substance; flimsy, frail; deficient in weight, solidity, or importance; trivial.
2. Small of its kind or in amount.
Slender; attractively thin; very small
Slim and attractive; sophisticated.
1. Abounding with willows.
2. Resembling a willow; pliant; flexible; pendent; drooping; graceful.
Flexible; wiry and agile; willow