thinˈ-spun adjective
Drawn out fine
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  • thin — Synonyms and related words: Lenten, Sanforize, Sanforized, Spartan, a bit thick, a bit thin, abate, abrade, abstemious, abstract, absurd, acute, adulterate, adulterated, airy, ankle deep, argute, ascetic, atomic, attenuate, attenuated, austere,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thin — I. a. 1. Not thick (in measure). 2. Slender, slim, meagre, lean, poor, gaunt, scraggy, skinny, lank, scrawny, shrunk, emaciated. 3. Meagre, poor, slender, not well grown. 4. Fine, slender, small, tenuous, delicate, thread like, fine spun. 5. Rare …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fine|spun — «FYN SPUHN», adjective. 1. spun or drawn out until very small or thin; delicate in texture: »finespun linens. 2. very subtle: »The materialist…mocks at finespun theories (Emerson) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • delicate — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Victorian, abstruse, accommodating, accommodative, accurate, adept, aerial, agreeable, airy, allergic, ambrosial, anaphylactic, appreciative, arduous, attentive, attenuate, attenuated, balmy, becoming,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • airy — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal, Barmecide, Olympian, adulterated, aeolian, aerial, aeriform, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, air built, airish, airlike, airy, alfresco, altitudinous, animated, apparent, apparitional, ascending, asinine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • attenuated — Synonyms and related words: Sanforized, abated, ablated, adulterated, airy, attenuate, bated, belittled, boyish, cadaverous, consumed, contracted, corky, corpselike, curtailed, cut, dainty, decreased, deflated, delicate, diaphanous, dilute,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boyish — Synonyms and related words: adolescent, airy, attenuate, attenuated, beardless, boylike, calflike, childish, childlike, coltish, delicate, diaphanous, diluted, ethereal, fine, fine drawn, finespun, flimsy, frail, gauzy, girlish, girllike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diaphanous — Synonyms and related words: airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, clear, clear as crystal, cloudless, crystal, crystal clear, crystalline, delicate, diaphane, diluted, ethereal, filmy, fine, fine drawn, finespun, flimsy, frail, gauzy, girlish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diluted — Synonyms and related words: adulterated, airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, cut, dead, delicate, diaphanous, dilute, ethereal, fade, fine, fine drawn, finespun, flat, flavorless, flimsy, frail, gaseous, gauzy, girlish, gossamer, gracile,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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