I'm 5'9" and 135lbs, and I get called skinny frequently. Is it unusual that I hate it? I'd prefer slim, thin, or slender. Skinny implies I'm malnourished, when I'm really not. I'm just a very small person and I find it very hard to gain weight.
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No, I see the connotational difference, and would agree with you... but most people are, or can be, pretty thoughtless about the exact meaning of the words they choose... I'm sure they don't mean anything by it...2