threadiness

thready

[thred-ee]
adjective, threadier, threadiest.
1.
consisting of or resembling a thread or threads; fibrous; filamentous.
2.
stringy or viscid, as a liquid.
3.
(of the pulse) thin and feeble.
4.
(of sound, the voice, etc.) lacking fullness; weak; feeble.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see thread, -y1

threadiness, noun
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thready (ˈθrɛdɪ)
 
adj , threadier, threadiest
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a thread or threads
2.  med (of the pulse) barely perceptible; weak; fine
3.  sounding thin, weak, or reedy: a thready tenor
 
'threadiness
 
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