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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))

Sentences with 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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