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Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Carl Jung

Meaning of "slender" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SLENDER

Slendre, of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SLENDER

slender  [ˈslɛndə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLENDER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slender is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SLENDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slender in the English dictionary

The first definition of slender in the dictionary is of small width relative to length or height. Other definition of slender is slim and well-formed. Slender is also small or inadequate in amount, size, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLENDER


agenda
əˈdʒɛndə
bartender
ˈbɑːˌtɛndə
bender
ˈbɛndə
blender
ˈblɛndə
defender
dɪˈfɛndə
entender
ɪnˈtɛndə
extender
ɪkˈstɛndə
fazenda
fəˈzɛndə
fender
ˈfɛndə
gender
ˈdʒɛndə
hacienda
ˌhæsɪˈɛndə
lender
ˈlɛndə
moneylender
ˈmʌnɪˌlɛndə
pretender
prɪˈtɛndə
render
ˈrɛndə
splendour
ˈsplɛndə
surrender
səˈrɛndə
tender
ˈtɛndə
transgender
ˌtrænzˈdʒɛndə
Venda
ˈvɛndə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLENDER

sleever
sleeving
sleezy
sleigh
sleigh bed
sleigh bell
sleigh ride
sleigher
sleight
sleight of hand
slender-tailed meerkat
slenderise
slenderize
slenderly
slenderness
slenter
slept
Slesvig
sleuth
sleuthhound

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLENDER

Alexander
ascender
calender
contender
descender
ender
engender
gender-bender
goaltender
hellbender
lavender
mender
mortgage lender
public defender
repeat offender
sender
sex offender
spender
suspender
vender
weekender

Synonyms and antonyms of slender in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SLENDER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «slender» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of slender

Translation of «slender» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLENDER

Find out the translation of slender to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slender from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slender» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

苗条的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esbelto
570 millions of speakers

English

slender
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पतला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رَفِيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стройный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esbelto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সরু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

svelte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Langsing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schlank
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ほっそりした
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날씬한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Langsing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mảnh mai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெல்லிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सडपातळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ince
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

snello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szczupły
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стрункий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zvelt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λιγνός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skraal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slank
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slank
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slender

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLENDER»

The term «slender» is very widely used and occupies the 13.256 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLENDER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slender

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9 QUOTES WITH «SLENDER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word slender.
1
Carl Jung
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
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William Mapother
If you think about filmmaking as an entire spectrum, starting with the writer and ending with maybe the marketing department, the actor's contribution is a rather slender band.
3
Ed O'Neill
I was very slender and small. All my friends were on the team, so I had to make it too. I was a very aggressive player. I wanted to be one of the best, but I just ended up as one of the good ones.
4
Cameron Russell
For the past few centuries, we have defined beauty as tall, slender figures, femininity and white skin.
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Ida Tarbell
The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me.
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Martin Farquhar Tupper
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
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Gaspard Ulliel
The Chanel woman is slender, sophisticated and chic.
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Gore Vidal
To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
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Edmund Waller
All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLENDER»

Discover the use of slender in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slender and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Slender was the Thread: Kashmir Confrontation 1947-1948
The Kashmir Confrontation Of 1947-8 Is Not Only A Vital Event By Itself, But With It Begins The Military History Proper Of Independent India. That Unforgettable Story Is Told Here With A Weath Of Detail Matched By Depth Of Perception.
L. P. Sen, 1994
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Fluid-Structure Interactions: Slender Structures and Axial Flow
This volume has been thoroughly updated to reference the latest developments in the field, with a continued emphasis on the understanding of dynamical behaviour and analytical methods needed to provide long-term solutions and validate the ...
Michael P. Paidoussis, 2013
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The Girls of Slender Means (New Directions Classic)
Muriel Spark. Everyone carried a shopping bag in case they should be lucky enough to pass a shop that had a sudden stock of something off the rations. From the lower-floor dormitories the people in the street looked larger, and the paths of  ...
Muriel Spark, 1998
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Get Sexy and Slender Now: Lose Weight Now and Keep It Off ...
The miraculous way to correct close to every bodily matter very fastno faith required.Study the book, apply it on your own or get the coaching support if you want to guarantee it will happen for you in this lifetime, and your body and life ...
Idalino C. da Silva, HC, 2011
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Slender Is The Thread: Tales from a Country Law Office
the. Thread. THE LATE JOHN YOUNG BROWN, SR., of Lexington was for nearly forty years the state's most renowned criminal lawyer. He lived and breathed lawsuits and liked nothing so much as a hardfought criminal trial in which the odds ...
Harry M. Caudill, 2014
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Partial Differential Equations in Mechanics 1: Fundamentals, ...
While such topics will be examined in more detail in a subsequent chapter it is a general interest to formulate, for completeness, the basic equations governing one-dimensional wave phenomena in structural elements such as slender rods ...
A.P.S. Selvadurai, 2000
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A Slender Thread
Driven Apart by Their Past, Can the Bonds of Sisterhood Survive What Lies Ahead? From the dramatic tradition of such classics as Little Women and A Thousand Acres comes Tracie Peterson's contemporary novel, A Slender Thread.
Tracie Peterson, 2000
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A Slender Grace: Poems
In this volume, which consists of 67 poems, almost all of them new, Jellema confronts a culture that loves bigness with poems that notice what is slender -- the thin lines, the threads by which some things hang, the narrow crevices through ...
Roderick Jellema, 2004
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A Slender Thread
This is the story of his arduous and almost miraculous survival, and of the brilliant, committed teamwork which brought him to safety.
Stephen Venables, 2001
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Breaking wave load of a vertical slender cylinder within a ...
Slender cylinders are widely used as a structural element in offshore structures.
Jeanette Juilfs, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLENDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slender is used in the context of the following news items.
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Teen Chooses Slender Man Over Her Meds
A Wisconsin girl charged with stabbing a friend to appease the 'Slender Man' is potentially schizophrenic—but she's afraid medication will make her lose her ... «Daily Beast, Jun 15»
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Slender Man case attorneys call charging law unconstitutional
Leading into a key hearing in her case Tuesday, one of two Waukesha girls charged in the Slender Man stabbing case has asked a judge to declare the law that ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 15»
3
Judge orders juvenile evaluations of two girls in Slender Man case
Waukesha — The judge in the Slender Man stabbing case on Tuesday ordered Waukesha County's Department of Health and Human Services to assess both ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 15»
4
Slender Man suspect denied bail for psychiatric treatment
A Wisconsin judge denied a request Friday to move a 12-year-old girl, accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man, to a ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Attorney wants big bail reduction in Slender Man stabbing
WAUKESHA, Wis. - The attorney for a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man has asked ... «CBS News, Apr 15»
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'Slender Man' Stabbing: Judge Rules Enough Probable Cause for …
Both Morgan and Anissa were obsessed with the fictional character Slender Man, who is often depicted in fan fiction stories online as a horror figure who stalks ... «ABC News, Mar 15»
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Lawyer argues for dismissal of charge in Slender Man case
An attorney for one of two Wisconsin girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead has argued that the charge against her should ... «Chicago Tribune, Feb 15»
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Slender Man stabber told police she was 'excited' to prove the …
A 13-year-old girl suspected of stabbing a classmate to please the internet meme Slender Man told police she was 'excited' to kill her friend - because she ... «Daily Mail, Feb 15»
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'Slender Man' interrogations reveal new details
Videotaped police interrogations obtained by a local television station show two Wisconsin girls describing in chilling detail their plan to murder a friend to win ... «USA TODAY, Feb 15»
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'Slender Man' Stabbing Suspect Stashed Drawings, Mutilated Dolls …
One of two girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate in the woods of southeastern Wisconsin was obsessed with the fictional character Slender Man ... «NBCNews.com, Feb 15»

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