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wishy-washiness
wishy-washy
Wisket
Wisly
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Wisp
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wispily
wispiness
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wispish
wisplike
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Wistaria Sinensis
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wispy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson [syn: wisplike, wispy]
2: lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" [syn: dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see wisp I

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If someone has wispy hair, their hair does not grow thickly on their head. ADJ 2. A wispy cloud is thin or faint. ADJ: usu ADJ n

Moby Thesaurus

airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, breakable, brittle, cheap-jack, cobwebby, crumbly, dainty, delicate, delicately weak, diaphanous, diluted, effeminate, ethereal, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flimsy, fragile, frail, frangible, gauzy, gimcrack, gimcracky, girlish, gossamer, gossamery, gracile, insubstantial, jerry, jerry-built, lacy, light, lightweight, misty, namby-pamby, papery, pasteboardy, puny, rare, rarefied, shattery, sissified, sleazy, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, subtle, svelte, sylphlike, tacky, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, unsubstantial, vague, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, willowy, wiredrawn, womanish



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