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1. leanness

noun. the quality of being meager.

Synonyms

  • thinness
  • exiguity
  • scantiness
  • meagreness
  • inadequacy
  • poorness
  • spareness
  • insufficiency
  • sparsity
  • wateriness
  • sparseness
  • scantness
  • deficiency
  • abstemiousness

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • wealth
  • fruitfulness
  • superiority

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lean (English)
  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. leanness

noun. the property of having little body fat.

Synonyms

  • wiriness
  • thinness
  • slenderness
  • bodily property
  • bonyness
  • boniness
  • spareness
  • maceration
  • emaciation
  • slimness
  • scrawniness
  • slightness
  • gauntness

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • wideness
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • lean (English)
  • lene (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word leanness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Loin and rib chops can be treated much the same as the comparable pork chops, bearing in mind that they'll require a minute or two less on each side because of their leanness.

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