At least in theory Kagan could compensate somewhat for the slenderness of her academic resume through the quality of her work.
The disinclination of old men to plant trees rests upon the slenderness of the chance that they will ever gather of the fruit.
He is dark and massive—a splendid foil for his wife's slenderness and fairness.
Hair combed in on the cheeks and high and back from the forehead will make more evident her slenderness.
Since then his slenderness has developed into plumpness and his hope into certitude.
They had stolen some of his slenderness, and his hair was thin at the back.
He was counting them, to prove the slenderness of his offence.
His slenderness was as strong as a tempered sword-blade, his quietness was trained power in repose.
Its slenderness of body was remarkable, and the large head was long and lance-shaped.
A wide strip of white cotton fell from one shoulder, and half revealed the slenderness of her shapely form.
c.1400, earlier sclendre (late 14c.), probably from a French source, often said to be from Old French esclendre "thin, slender," which could be from Old Dutch slinder, but the connections, and even the existence of these words, is doubtful. Related: Slenderly; slenderness.